Jean & Jeanne

Treatment of undernutrition

Date of birth

August 10th, 2021

Start of care

August 2021

Medical history

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Their story

Jean and Jeanne’s mom passed away during childbirth due to severe anemia. The dad’s sister and a friend decided to take care of the children. The twin’s dad is currently unemployed. He lives with his mother, who is unable to look after the children.

The twins were born underweight and have both lost weight after the birth. When we first met them, at 9 days of life, Jean weighed 1.9 kg and Jeanne 2.03 kg.

We are now supporting them through the donation of artificial milk and regular check-ups at the Graines d’Espoir center.

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Project and main actions

  • Weekly check-ups at the Graines d’Espoir center.
  • Donations of artificial milk.

Updates

August 1st, 2022

We visited our little twins Jean and Jeanne, who had been away in their village for several months. They are both growing quickly, and Jeanne is already starting to walk! When we met Jean and Jeanne, they had just lost their mom. At 9 days of life, Jean weighed 1.9 kg and Jeanne 2.03 kg. We supported them through the donation of artificial milk and regular check-ups at the Graines d’Espoir center. ⁠

 

April 14th, 2022

Our twins Jeanne and Jean are doing great. Jeanne has lost a little weight this past week, but nothing to worry about. She has been very active since she started crawling! Her brother, Jean, continues to gain weight and maintains a perfect sitting position.⁠

 

April 5th, 2022

Our little Jean and Jeanne are starting to walk on all fours! We continue to give them formula during their visits each week, and they are doing great!

 

March 30th, 2022

The twins Jeanne and Jean had a respiratory infection, which we treated at the center. They are doing well and have both gained weight this week!

 

February 13th, 2022

We received Jean and Jeanne for their weekly consultation. Both are in great shape! ⁠

 

January 30th, 2022

Jean and Jeanne are doing great and are almost mastering the sitting position! They have both gained weight and continue to receive formula every week. We have begun their dietary diversification with the introduction of porridge.⁠

 

January 15th, 2022

Jeanne and Jean have gained weight this week and are doing great! At 5 months old, they weigh 5.70 kg and 4.62 kg respectively.

 

December 17th, 2021

Jean and Jeanne, 4 months old, continue to gain weight thanks to artificial milk. They weigh 4.27 kg and 5.05 kg respectively. 

October 27th, 2021

Jean and Jeanne are doing well! They continue to gain weight thanks to the artificial milk donations and are no longer at risk of undernutrition.

September 27th, 2021

The twins Jean and Jeanne also continue to gain weight. At 6 weeks, they weigh 2.92 kg and 3.12 kg respectively. ⁠

September 19th, 2021

The twins Jean and Jeanne have gained a lot of weight thanks to the donations of artificial milk: Jean has gained 540 g in two weeks and Jeanne has gained 510 g! At 5 weeks, they weigh 2.70 kg and 2.92 kg respectively.

August 30th, 2021

Since we first met them, both Jean and Jeanne have gained weight. In two weeks, Jean has gained 260 grams and weighs 2.16 kg. Jeanne has gained 380 g and weighs 2.41 kg.

Contact us

70A Impasse de l’Amiradou
83190 Ollioules, France

+33 6 61 73 08 64

(English contact)

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