Dad gives toddler daughter his kidney for her birthday

Toddler Ella to have transplant surgery two weeks after she turns 3

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Two-year-old Ella Chadwick will receive a kidney transplant from her dad this year just two weeks after she celebrates her third birthday, reports the Metro.

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“Now we’ve got a date, I can’t help but be nervous. All the operations Ella has had, I’ve been there for her. It will upset me not to see her straight away after the operation but this is my ultimate gift to Ella. And it’s very special that it’s near her birthday,” said dad Martin, from Rochdale.

Ella had both her kidneys removed last year. This was to combat a disorder that causes the organs to fail – a rare condition called congenital nephritic syndrome. Since her kidneys were taken out, Ella’s had to have dialysis every day.

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Ella’s operation will happen on September 26, at Manchester Children’s Hospital.

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