Tyson Hugh Hooper

Tyson Hugh Hooper
Our son, Tyson Hugh Hooper, was born with coarctation of the aorta, hypoplastic arch, and a transitional avsd. His first open heart surgery reconstructed his aorta and was on day 9 of life. His second open heart repair was not anticipated to be needed until two or three years of age. Ty had other plans. We spent the vast majority of his first 3 months of life at Vanderbilt as he went into heart failure and was diagnosed with pulmonary hypertension. As a result, the medical team concluded that he needed the repair much sooner than usually recommended, and at just shy of 3 months old Ty underwent his second life saving open heart surgery. God has already worked so many miracles in Ty's life and the life of our family and we know he is using our story. Because of this, we are grateful for Ty's special heart and feel beyond blessed that God chose us to travel this road. We ask for prayers as Ty continues to heal. We are praying for a full recovery and life without restrictions for Ty. We are praying for God to use our family and Ty for His glory.

Thank you to each and every person who supports us through prayer, giving, or just by loving on our family! We are humbled and blessed by all of the ways the Lord is providing for us and know that he is using Ty and his story to do great things!

Friday, June 5, 2009

Baby Jack, part II

Last night my priority was updating Megan's blog for her, so I thought I would get on today and update my own blog with all the details necessary for the announcement of a new little family member! :-)

As La says, Megan had dinner at 6 and a baby at 9! lol. Literally! Baby Jack arrived with only four pushes from mom weighing in at 7 pounds and 1 ounce with a length of 20.5 inches! He came so quickly that he looked like a c-section baby... no cone head, perfect skin, the works! :-)

A very proud mommy, Aunt La, and Aunt Meag... and Jack, of course!

Uncle Chris holding Jack for the first time.

Aunt La and her new nephew!

Baby Jack and myself getting aquainted.

And, of course, the proud parents of two!


Betsy said...

Thanks for the update, Meagan! I am so excited for them. I'm glad you got better and could go visit him!!! How sweet and perfect is he??!!

Leigh Ann said...

He's just so beautiful! What an awesome delivery she had! So happy for all of you and so happy Moo and Jack are doing well. I want to see him in person!!!

Sarah said...

Always a happy celebration! Tell Megan I'm very happy for them.

Megan L Hutchings said...

We cannot thank you enough for coming to the hospital, posting, bringing us dinner, and of course being our best friend.

I love you so much!