Little Baby Oakley needs your help.

Baby Oakley needs our help desperately. To understand the story I want you to read from her Moms own words.

Jake (Fiancé) and I were at Briggs Kia finalizing paper work for the car we were purchasing and Oakley started getting fussy because she wanted to eat. Oakley and I went to the car to wait on Jake. Shortly after I finished nursing her, Jake came to let me know he had finished the paperwork and that he would be bringing the new car around so we could leave. I got out to put Oakley into her car seat and she was perfectly fine. The 15 seconds it took for me to walk around the car, back to the driver seat. As soon as I sat in the driver seat I heard Oakley start gurgling and fighting to breath making a noise that I knew wasn’t normal for her. I instantly threw my phone out of my hands and climbed over the seat, ripped off the sun visor on her seat and saw that she was turning purple and was stiff, fighting for air. I unbuckled her seat and pulled her out as fast as I could and she went limp and was unresponsive just in those few seconds. Jake is pulling up with our new car as I am running inside and I yell to tell him “our baby isn’t breathing”. As I run into the dealership with my baby girl Limp in my arms I’m screaming for help. Luckily, The front desk women previously worked in a hospital so she knew what to do until the paramedics arrived. I couldn’t be more thankful for the people at Briggs. They did everything they could to help our baby girl.

⭐️ Update (03/27/2019) #1,

We don’t have any true answers yet but they are thinking she stopped breathing due to her heart. When she got to the hospital they detected an irregular heartbeat. They are not sure if this is something she was born with or developed. They plan to run more tests today to check for any defects on her heart, etc. while she was unresponsive, the blood flow to her brain wasn’t enough so it’s possibly that she may have some head damage. They will be running a lot more tests before we get any answer. Right now, Jake and I feel helpless and are just sitting in the dark with a ton of questions and no answers. My faith is in the nurses and doctors here. Hopefully we will know more by the end of today.

⭐️Update (03/27/2019) #2,

Oakley was transferred to Children’s Mercy today around 3:30 this afternoon. Jake and I will more than likely be here in KC with her until Saturday at the earliest. We still don’t have any answers yet. They plan to run quite a few tests throughout tomorrow so hopefully some of our questions can be answered by tomorrow evening.

Thoughts and prayers please. 

Hi I'm Courtney's Dad Doug and Courtney & Jake are in Kansas City at Children's Mercy Hospital for an unknown amount of time. As all this is going on their expenses are mounting as they miss work to stay by Oakley's side. If there is anything you can do to help offset the expenses it would be really appreciated.

Please, Don’t feel obligated to donate if you can’t. Even just a prayer or good vibes will help us tremendously.

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