TAL #007 CATHY BRAXTON

 

TOPICS OF NOTE:

  • Cathy's son was diagnosed with a diaphragmatic hernia at 34 weeks gestation
  • What happened for her and her husband when the shock of this news was delivered
  • What one thing her husband did, against the pediatrician's advice that saved their son's life
  • What went through Cathy's mind during her son's emergency three a.m. baptism
  • How one doctor's reading error opened the door to a miracle
  • The real fear of wondering if you are able to keep your child alive at home
  • Surprising advice from doctors about second children
  • What it was like being captive in her own home out of fear of her son catching a germ-filled infection that he would not be able to fight off 
  • How to connect with Cathy if you are in a similar situation

QUOTES OF NOTE:

People were giving birth to normal, healthy babies. That was super hard for me.
— Cathy Braxton
There were so many things every day that could make or break this.
— Cathy Braxton
Follow your gut, listen to your instincts.
— Cathy Braxton
Somebody’s always got to be the first... He was a pioneer... they have learned from him and have been able to save other children’s lives.
— Cathy Braxton

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 Jack 17 years ago, as a newborn

Jack 17 years ago, as a newborn

 Jack and his younger sister Maddie today

Jack and his younger sister Maddie today

 Cathy and Jack in the NICU

Cathy and Jack in the NICU

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