8:54pm Jaxton’s Bear

Jaxton husmann Bear

i was able to go over and see jaxton and josh. they are both doing so great! josh is right by jaxton’s side, holding and rubbing his little leg and talking to him the whole time. he tells him what the nurses are doing, he cheers him on, and tells him he is doing a good job! it is the most awesome thing and brought tears to my eyes…what an awesome dad! the neonatal doctor came over while i was standing next to lisa. he said that they are running tests, but jaxton is still proving to be confusing. he has signs of trisomy 13/18 but he does not have some of the most classic signs (ie he has no cleft defects). they are taking x-rays of his heart and his brain to find out what is going on. while i was in with jaxton, he looked so cute. apparently i got the info wrong, he weighed 3lbs 12 oz. his coloring looked good and he was squirmin all over the place! he even opened his eyes a few times and kept moving his mouth and tongue around to figure out was was going on with the ventilator 🙂 i walked back over to lisa’s recovery room so that lisa could call josh on the phone…it was so sweet. they are both doing so well. they both have such a peace about how things have gone and how they are going. there is still alot going on, but we are blessed and encouraged  so far.

more to come later! aimee

ps. jake is having a blast at his friends house, he is looking forward to a sleep over!


24 responses to this post.

  1. Posted by Lauren on February 23, 2011 at 9:10 pm

    We are praying and rooting for little Jaxton!


  2. Posted by Darlene on February 23, 2011 at 9:10 pm

    My continued thoughts and prayers for all of you, and for Jaxton.


  3. Go Jaxton!! Keep it up sweet boy!!!


  4. Aimee, thank you for the frequent updates. It is so very helpful. I am praying for all.


  5. Posted by Pam on February 23, 2011 at 9:14 pm

    Thanks Aimee. Praying for you too.


  6. Posted by Jessica on February 23, 2011 at 9:19 pm

    Still praying for Jaxton and everyone. Thanks for the updates!


  7. Posted by Amanda Suerdieck on February 23, 2011 at 9:19 pm

    God’s mighty hand at work!!! Thanks Aimee you are a blessing as well!!


  8. Posted by Dawn on February 23, 2011 at 9:19 pm

    Praying for baby Jaxton and your family from here in Central Pennsylvania!! He sounds like a little fighter, and I pray he continues to grow stronger!!


  9. Posted by Jennifer on February 23, 2011 at 9:21 pm

    Yeah Jaxton! So proud of you and your amazing family! Praying for you all still.



  10. Posted by Ruthie on February 23, 2011 at 9:21 pm

    We’ll be checking in …thank you so much for the updates. So much love and prayers!


  11. Posted by just Guillermo on February 23, 2011 at 9:27 pm

    You go my hero! Show the power of God to the world. Brave dad, mom and big brother… it’s in the genes, he is a fighter!


  12. Posted by Sarah on February 23, 2011 at 9:30 pm

    Hang in there baby boy 🙂 You are the true meaning of A Blessing From GOD!


  13. Posted by Deanna on February 23, 2011 at 9:47 pm

    Praise the Lord!


  14. Posted by Brian Cook on February 23, 2011 at 9:55 pm

    Keep it up little man, can’t wait to meet you. All my prayers!


  15. Posted by Ben Davis on February 23, 2011 at 9:55 pm

    That a boy jaxton. God is good all the time. Were still praying hard and anxious to see gods plan for you guys continue to unfold. We love you guys.


  16. Posted by Samantha Rowe on February 23, 2011 at 10:00 pm

    I just wanted to take a moment to say how inspiring your story has been and how your blog has touched my heart. I know you don’t know me but I feel like I know you now. My entire Facebook news feed is a continuous prayer for your family and for your special baby boy Jaxton. You are such an amazing person and I know that God has given you strength to get through what will probably be the toughest part of your life. I am continuing to pray for Jaxtons strength and several miracles that he will live a long and healthy life with such a wonderful family. May God grant you all the strength, peace, love, and comfort you will need during this time. ❤ Thank you for allowing the world to follow your journey and being such an inspiration! Continuing to pray…xoxo


  17. Posted by Chris on February 23, 2011 at 10:02 pm

    As prayers continue for this family, praises to God are sung for the small victories. Congratulations to Josh, Lisa, and all of their family on the birth of little Jaxton.


  18. what about the external organs? Anything different than expected there? Praying!!! so good to hear how well he IS doing!


  19. Saw your blog from a FB friends page. Prayers for you and your family. My 7 year old son has Semi-Lobar Holoprosencepahly we never knew of his dia. till he was 4 months old, he a amazing little man that has proven his doctors wrong. HoPE that your little guy will do the same


  20. Hopefully they will find that it was not trisonomy and just a few special problems that will be able to be corrected with surgery. Praise GOD! Hang in there little Jaxton, give God time to work his miracles!


  21. Posted by Roxanne Stocksdale on February 23, 2011 at 10:37 pm

    So many prayers coming your way. I am so in awe of you and your faith and your willingness to share. God’s grace to you and your family.


  22. Posted by Susan Carriere on February 23, 2011 at 11:23 pm

    Lisa,Josh,Jake and lil’Jaxton…..the miracle of life reveals itself in the tiny expressions of a newborn child. Congratulations on your miracle. This is a day to celebrate your life and everything you mean to your family, friends and all the people that are praying and pulling for you. Happy,Happy Birthday Jaxton.


  23. Posted by Joni Mote on February 24, 2011 at 9:42 am

    Aimee~ thank you so much for the updates! I have been glued to the computer when able. I have recently moved and don’t have the internet yet so when I’m not at work I have friends and family checking the blog and keeping me posted.
    Josh, Lisa, Jake and Jaxton~ I have been thinking about you and praying for you all constantly. I cannot imagine how hard this is for all of you yet you continue to have faith in God that his will be done in all your lives. I can just see Josh talking to his baby boy and encouraging him… What a wonderful inspitration to others you all are! God Bless!


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