Sweet Aria May Schaner

I do not even know where to begin....Chad and Emily are amazing~ They have an amazing love for eachother, their family and are very Faithful to God!
    Chad and Emily longed to be parents~  They waited for a long time and finally Emily got pregnant with Croix.  He was born July 19, 2013 ( a year old this past July)  Then Emily and Chad were graced with another miracle  Emily was pregnant again, this time she faced many scares along the way while she was pregnant, then this past August ...August 12 to be exact, Aria May was born and they thought their biggest fears were gone, they were able to hold their little Miracle in their arms!  Aria was 6 lbs 10 oz when she was born.  
She was a miracle and they were so happy!

Aria kept getting sick and the doctors would send them home.
Emily is a nurse and she and Chad both knew something was not right with their precious baby. She would vomit and have diahreaha.   They took Aria to the doctor again and this time  they would not send her home.   Aria was diagnosed with "failure to thrive" they thought she would be in the hospital for a few days then be sent home.  Well, a few days turned into a few weeks and this coming up Tuesday (February 24th) Aria will have been in the hospital for 12 weeks.  She was 10 lbs when she went in and she is 12 lbs now!

Aria has been through more in  6 months then some go through their entire lives.  She has been poked, prodded, x rayed and scoped.  Yet through all this her parents say that she loves to smile!  She loves to see her mama and daddy and big brother!!  Recently Chad and Emily were told some heart breaking news...there is nothing more that Childrens Hospital can do for her and they are referring her to a hospital in Boston.  On Monday (they hope) Aria and her mama will travel by Air Ambulance to a hospital in Boston and Aria will meet with a new team of doctors so they can try and find out what is causing sweet Aria to be so sick.  This is not easy at all on their family.  Emily has not worked since August and Chad is not able to work that much do to being an awesome dad of their son Croix and then trying to get to the hospital to see his sweet baby and able Emily to spend some quality time with Croix.  When it comes time to go to Boston Chad will have to take a commerical airline and the fees for this are outrageous.  Their medical bills are adding up and it is very hard for them.  When I talked to Chad he said this "He has been through a lot in his life, but this is the hardest thing he has ever had to deal with"  This hurts their hearts so much.
 Please take some time and donate what you can to make the expenses that they face not add to the stresses they have with their family!  (Also Chad's vehicle decided to not work any more so they had to get another vehicle!)
Please pray that the medical team and a new set of eyes can figure out what is the cause and they can get her on the right track to go home, so they can be together again as a sweet happy family!

Please donate and please share this in any and every way possible!

God Bless,
Nicole

Donations

  • Janae Ronning 
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    • 63 mos
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    • $50 
    • 63 mos
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    • $50 
    • 63 mos
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    • $20 
    • 63 mos
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    • $100 
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Organizer

Nicole Skjod Hoverson 
Organizer
Farmington, MN
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