Tuesday, December 9

Please Pray with Me *UPDATED*

I got the news last night that a dear friend had her long-awaited baby girl. Unfortunately, both mama and baby have been diagnosed with group b strep septicemia and pneumonia. At less than 36 hours old, the daughter is fighting for her life. She has been sedated and is on a ventilator to keep her blood oxygen levels up. Her mother is not even allowed to touch her as outside stimulation must be kept to a minimum.

Please be praying for this little girl, her mom and dad, and her 3-year-old brother.

Thank you.

The ventilator has been turned down slightly and blood gasses are improving. I don't know what that means except that those are positive signs. As she continues to improve, it looks to be 10-14 days before she would be released from the hospital, so there is still a long road ahead.


  1. I'm praying. Dawn forwarded me a couple of the emails.

  2. Amy, I just read this! I will be praying for this mama and her babe - I know a little of what she must be feeling :( Would you consider emailing me, so I can pray for them by name?

    Much love,



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