Introducing the youngest child treated with CBD oil in the hospital

Ti presentiamo la bambina più piccola curata con l'olio di CBD in ospedale

Introducing the youngest child treated with CBD oil in the hospital

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For the first time ever, cannabis oil was used in a hospital…to save a 2-month-old baby girl.

In December last year, Nicole and Ernie Nunez gave birth to a beautiful baby girl, Amylea . However, when they brought her home, things quickly went south.

“About a day after we got home after giving birth, she had her first seizure,” Nicole said. “He has a rare form of epilepsy . They don't know exactly what type it is.”

For two months the Nunez family desperately tried to cure the little girl's illness. Doctors in Albuquerque, New Mexico, where the family is from, were unable to find a cause or cure for little Amylea. Then, the family went to Colorado.

Nicole stays at the hospital in Aurora, while Ernie goes back and forth to take care of the couple's other child and work.

At Children's Hospital in Aurora, doctors have continued with the cocktail of drugs in an attempt to stop the horrific attacks, but these drugs are not without side effects.

“The drugs they give her are bad for her liver, so we're trying to do something different that won't hurt her as much,” Ernie said, explaining why the couple decided to use cannabis oil .

When the family heard about the seemingly miraculous effects of cannabis oil, known as Charlotte's Web , they found hope and organized to get it for the little girl.

Charlotte's Web is a strain of Cannabis whose name comes from a little girl, Charlotte Figi, whose life it literally saved. Charlotte had her first attack when she was three months old. Over the next few months she had frequent attacks, lasting two to four hours, and was hospitalized repeatedly.

But her parents found a strain of Cannabis that completely reversed their daughter's suffering. Since then, countless other children have been saved by this amazing plant.

“I argued with the doctors for three weeks trying to get them to give me the OK,” Nicole said. “I've been working with the case study team and the neurology team at Children's, and I'm optimistic.”

In July, doctors finally agreed to let cannabis oil into the hospital to treat Amylea.

“To be able to get approval to have it administered to us while he's in the NICU as a patient…it's almost like a miracle,” Nicole said. “Because they were completely against it, they said 'No you can't do that, you have to wait until she's an outpatient'.”

Even though the doctors gave approval to treat Amylea with the oil, they would not administer it themselves, so the family did it themselves.

Back in July, when Amylea had only taken a few doses, her parents said the nurses had noticed a positive change .

According to the family, Amylea is the first and youngest patient to ever receive cannabis oil as treatment in a hospital.

The importance of using Cannabis oil to treat a newborn in a hospital should not go unnoticed. This move effectively illustrates that Cannabis is a viable medical option, and the federal government's classification of it as a Schedule 1 drug is as absurd as it is unethical.

The Free Thought Project recently reported the findings of a study that showed cannabis oil is a highly effective treatment for incurable epilepsy.

Of the 261 patients who received CBD treatment, 45% experienced a significant reduction in the frequency of attacks , 9% did not have a single attack in three months. Some children continued to benefit even after the trial ended, even a year later.

When the same amazing plant that has cured cancer, saved the lives of epileptic children, and cured countless others, is used in a hospital in one state, while causing police kidnappings and imprisonments in another state, something must be done.

Those who continue to lock people in cages for possessing this plant would be wise to refuse further such orders. If the police want to be on the right side of history, they shouldn't wait for the laws to tell them to stop kidnapping and caging people for a plant, they should just stop doing it.

When 'doing your job' violates the rights of non-violent and peaceful people, some of whom only want to save the lives of their children, it is time to question the validity of that work.

A GoFundMe campaign was started for Amylea and is currently still active; if you want to show your support, you can make a donation.

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