Sad news about my cousins new baby

Remember a few days ago I told you my cousin christine had a baby? And we all thought everything was fine with them? Well it wasnt.

When the baby was born he looked ok. But he didnt make any sound. He cried I think at birth but then once in the ward afterwords he never made a sound, or moved. He had tiny ears, and he wasnt feeding properly.

The doctors came that evening, and looked him over. It turns out he has downs syndrome. He is also deaf. His ear canals arent developed properly.

His heart and lungs are very weak too. He’s gone to neonatal and is in an incubator now. We dont know if he’ll make it. We’re hoping he will but literally its hour to hour. He’s very very ill.

If you pray please pray he’ll pull through.

We’re all devastated. Its awful. How something as happy as the birth of a new baby can turn into heartache within hours. Its so so sad.

Please pray he’s going to make it. I know he’s badly disabled, but my cousin can deal with that. We just want him to live.

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Author: Carol Anne

I am a woman in my mid 30's. I'm blind and I have dissociative identity disorder, I also have complex PTSD. I blog about my life with these disorders. I live in Ireland.

65 thoughts on “Sad news about my cousins new baby”

  1. I’m so, so sorry to hear this. I know all too well about NICU’s. The twins spent a couple of weeks in one after birth. Don’t think the worst just yet. Those docs and nurses do amazing things. Keep the faith and sending good vibes their way. 😊

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    1. Thank you so much. I spent time in one myself when I was born. 3 1/2 months actually, I was only 2 lb 8 oz at birth. So yeah, I know they do amazing things and I’m hopeful hoping for the best XXX πŸ˜—πŸ’–

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  2. Oh God, I will be praying for him, what a sad news… I’m just so sorry to hear it. It must be so devastating for all of you. Praying for strength for the baby and his mum, and all of you in this difficult experience. I hope he can make it through.

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    1. Yes, I agree that people with downs do well but his heart and lungs are weak and the doctor said today it looks like he’s going to have a lot of heart trouble growing up that’s if he makes it so hoping he does XXX

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  3. My heart goes out to you. I will pray for you! May God lay his hands on this precious angel soul, and the other angels surround him.πŸ™πŸΎπŸ’–πŸ’–πŸ’–

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  4. This is one of those posts I have problems to “like”. I am very sorry to hear about your cousin’s baby. What a shock and as you said the downfall is even harder since there was so much happiness. I hope that the little guy makes it and recovers much better than expected. Miracles can happen and I am sending healing vibes over πŸ’–

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