Sending good vibes to these guys! Bringing Up Bates stars Erin and Chad Paine took to the Bates family’s official blog to update fans about their 11-month-old daughter Brooklyn’s health. According to the couple, their little girl started to run a high fever this weekend as her finger began to swell.
Though doctors gave Brooklyn antibiotics, her problem only got worse. So, on Sunday, July 23, the adorable toddler got surgery on her finger to release pressure. Thankfully, Brooklyn is “recovering well,” as her family told fans via their blog.
While Brooklyn seems to be doing better following the procedure, Erin and Chad are still awaiting the results of several tests in an attempt to figure out what is wrong with their daughter’s finger. “We know Erin and Chad would appreciate your prayers as they wait on lab results and care for their sweet baby,” the Bates family wrote. “Brooklyn will turn one year old on Aug. 6. Big brother Carson Paine is praying too!”
Chad and Erin took to their joint Instagram account to let their followers know how much they appreciate their support throughout Brooklyn’s health crisis. “We are overwhelmed by your love. Brooklyn is doing much better today,” they captioned a photo of Chad cradling Brooklyn in his arms. “I'm not sure if we will ever know how her finger got infected, but we are so grateful to the doctors and nurses here who have cared for her.”
The concerned parents continued, “We will most likely be in the hospital for a few more days as they wait on antibiotics to do their job. Thankfully they are being very thorough and extra cautious to make sure she is fully recovered… [We] know God has been by our side and He has used many others to encourage us through this time.”
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