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'Sister Wives' Star Maddie Brush Opens up About Daughter's Rare Bone Condition Two Months After Birth

‘Sister Wives’ Star Maddie Brush Opens Up About Daughter’s Extremely Rare Bone Condition After Birth

“This is one of the hardest things that Caleb and I have gone through and the decision to share almost as difficult, but after a lot of consideration, we realized that it’s the best thing for our daughter and there is a chance it may help other parents who may also be struggling.”

Ten Months After Baby Boy Was Born Without Skin, His Mom Is Finally Allowed to Kiss Him Now

Ten Months After Baby Boy Was Born Without Skin, Mom Is Finally Allowed to Kiss Him

A baby boy born without skin is continuing to thrive after his parents fought for his right to live. When Priscilla Maldonado and Marvin Gray first learned they were expecting their third child together, they took comfort in knowing all of his tests came back normal. However, at 37-weeks gestation, a routine scan revealed that their baby boy had stopped gaining weight and his heart rate had begun to slow. You May Also Like: This Amazing Three-Year-Old Started a Lemonade Stand to Raise Money for Babies in Need As a result, Maldonado was rushed into an emergency c-section. Their baby boy, Ja’bari, was born weighing just three pounds on January 1. His skin had only formed on his head, face, and parts of his legs and arms, feet, and hands were fused together and his eyes were fused shut. In an interview with the San Antonio Express-News, Maldanado recalled Ja’bari’s birth being “completely silent” and unlike anything she experienced while giving birth to her two older children. Not sure if Ja’bari would survive or ever recover, doctors told Maldanado and Gray that they should consider “pulling the plug,” something the parents could never even consider doing. In an interview with ABC …

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Swollen Feet? Read about 8 Medical Conditions That Can Cause Feet to Swell Up

When people think of swollen feet, most consider the most common causes for the symptom: pregnancy, injury, or a job that requires a lot of walking. But many get swollen feet when these things aren’t the case. In those situations, what’s the cause? YOU MAY ALSO LIKE: 8 Reasons Sleeping Solo is Good for Your Health Some will just prop their feet up for a few minutes, ice them, or give them some time to rest. Normally, this will work, but there are some cases when swollen feet are a symptom of something more serious.  If you’ve rested and elevated your feet and there’s no obvious cause to the issue, it could be a sign of an underlying medical condition. Read on to learn about some of the more serious causes of swollen feet. LYMPHEDEMA “Lymphedema refers to swelling that generally occurs in one of your arms or legs,” notes the Mayo Clinic.  Lymphedema in one’s leg may cause severe and painful swelling in the ankle, foot, and toes.  Symptoms of lymphedema include aches, discomfort, recurring infections, tightness or heaviness, and swelling in part or all of a limb. DEEP VEIN THROMBOSIS (DVT) The Mayo Clinic also mentions another reason …

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