Baby’s medical plight leaves family in tight space
No baby should be hooked up to a ventilator and a feeding tube, have a tracheotomy on his throat, and be scarcely able to move or talk. Mohammed is 15 months old and confined to a hospital bed in his family’s cramped Weymouth apartment. He was born with spinal muscular atrophy, a fatal disease that attacks the muscles and nerves. How he got it - and how he got here - is really his father’s story.