The Story of Emmie-Rose

This is the story of a little girl that came into this world way ahead of schedule. Now fighting day by day until she can be home with her family. This is Emmie's story. From 23 weeks old on...

Sunday, September 03, 2006

Sep 3 - After Surgery

Emmie-Rose went off to Surgery this morning aroun 8:00am
Stephanie and I were exhusted and went off to the room and fell asleep.

A knock at the door around 11:30am...
The surgen came in to talk to us.

Her entire small intistine is completely gone.

Emmie-Rose is in a private room now in nicu room 4.
She is doing great after surgery. We know the infection from her intistine will overtake the rest of her but they are doing everything right now to make her confortable.

Words can not express how Steph and I are feeling right now.

I will post more after we talk with the doctors and see if there is anything we can do as far as transplants etc... She has fought this so far... Mommy & Daddy are not going to give up on you

Lots of love...

Stephanie and Chris


  • At 9/03/2006 10:37:00 AM, Anonymous Anonymous said…

    Don't give up Chris and Stephanie! I found some websites that talk about successful transplants of the small intestine.

  • At 9/03/2006 10:51:00 AM, Anonymous The other stephanie said…

    chris, stephanie & family- of course, i can't think of anything good or uplifting to say during this time.. who can? I'm shocked & saddened that things have changed so much over the past few days, and am always thinking about all of you & little emmie-rose. Please let me know if there is anything I can do to help out. I'm not sure of my schedule beyond next week yet, but I'll be more then happy to pick up Z from school & keep her occupied if it would be of any help. Don't give up hope yet, the internet is a wonderful source for research- perhaps there are alternatives that the docs are unaware of? Keep fighting baby girl..

  • At 9/03/2006 11:26:00 AM, Blogger Dawn said…

    Don't give up on her!!!!! We love you guys and wish I was there with you all. (((Hugs))) I'm so sad and shocked that she has made it this far and now this. There's just got to be something they can do.

  • At 9/03/2006 12:57:00 PM, Blogger cyannella said…

    We asked and they have nobody here that knows how to do that. There are only a few hospitals in the country that do this. Doctors are saying its only a matter of time now.


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