Thursday, April 15, 2010

Josie Update

Josie Duggar was rushed back to Arkansas' Children's Hospital seven days ago. Click here to read the full story.
She went home on Tuesday, April 6th but returned to the NICU just two days later.

This is what Jim Bob and Michelle Duggar announced in their official statement: 

"Josie was readmitted to the hospital on Thursday, April 8, at 3 a.m. with minor stomach issues.  We realized early that it would be a long, unpredictable recovery, which is why we opted to stay in Little Rock close to the expert staff at Arkansas Children’s Hospital. Currently, Josie is healthy and in stable condition; we hope to have her back with the family in the next few days. As always, our entire family is grateful for the continued prayers and support."    

What are your experiences with infants, either preemie or full-term, coming home from the hospital? 
When do you think Josie will return home? 


  1. How is little josie doing right now? when can she go home?

  2. Our Lil man Brayden was born at 28wks his due date was 1/21 and he was born 11/2. He came home on 12/23. He came home on an apnea monitor and on caffine. He was on the the monitor because he had bradycardia or "bradys". We were always worried that the alarms would go off and have to do CPR on our own baby. Also he had stomach problems. We went thru differnt formulas and differnt meds before we found the right combination that worked for him. Keep strong there are many preemie parnets out there that have been thru what you are going thru. No normal parent can console you the way that you need. I know that our NICU team had a parent coonection group that can support you.
    Many Bleesings to you and your family,

  3. Thanks for sharing your story!
    There have been no new statements from the Duggars since Josie was rushed back to the hospital. I will let you all know as soon as I hear an update.
    Thanks for reading, and feel free to share more stories. It is great encouragement to us all!


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