No cure for Georgia

No cure for Georgia

Western Advocate | December 10, 2010 | By Jo Johnson

Georgia Jade Millwood is doing it tough. She suffers from a rare genetic condition called Spinal Muscular Atrophy (SMA) Type One.

It is a progressive degenerative disease that affects the nerves and muscles.

Infants with SMA struggle with normal bodily functions and there is a constant risk of respiratory infection and pneumonia. It cannot be cured.

The life expectancy of this condition is about one year and Georgia is 11 months old.

She has recently taken a turn for the worse and it is unlikely she will see her first Christmas.

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