General News of Saturday, 25 May 2019Source: www.ghanaweb.comMeet 7-year-old Ayeyi suffering from Osteogenesis Imperfecta but touching lives with her positivityplay videoLittle Ayeyi Yiadom BoakyeDoctors advised her mother to abort her during her twenty-eighth week in the womb due to the rare condition but her mother kept the pregnancy till the very end. Now aged 7, Ayeyi Yiadom Boakye who lives in Cape Coast with her family has bones that break easily, sometimes with just a wave of her hand. Doctors call it osteogenesis imperfecta, which means “imperfectly formed bone.”According to the Osteogenesis Imperfecta Foundation, the genetic disorder can cause bones to break from little to no apparent cause. Speaking to TV3's Portia Gabor, Ayeyi's mother narrated how her daughter was diagnosed with the rare condition. Ayeyi wants to meet the First Lady, Rebecca Akufo-Addo to raise awareness on her condition.
Source: GhanaWeb May 25, 2019 05:46 UTC