Before narrowly surviving a drowning incident. 3 year-old Robert Boytim was described by his father as having sparkly blue eyes and a slight giggle and a people person who smiles when someone new walks in the room.
On Feb 28, 2018, Robert was found unresponsive in a pond near their home after anywhere from 5-15 minutes of submersion. He was given CPR by his sister, mother and EMS and was then transported to Texas Children’s in The Woodlands where he was in the Pediatric Intensive Care Unit (PICU) for 37 days. His father, William Boytim is an injured diver who had a background with hyperbaric oxygen therapy and knew they needed to get Robert to a hyperbaric chamber as soon as possible.