Zach & Whitney Bates Reveal Newborn Son Is On Life Support

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Bringing Up Bates stars Zach and Whitney Bates just welcomed their newest addition to the world. Sadly, they are already experiencing some complications. On Thursday evening, they revealed that the baby boy is on life support. So, what’s going on?

Zach & Whitney Bates introduce baby boy to the world.

Zach and Whitney’s new baby boy was born on June 7, and they shared a new post about him on social media on June 9. They shared his name, Jadon Carl. He joins three older siblings, Bradley, Kaci, and Khloe.

Zach & Whitney Bates Instagram
Zach & Whitney Bates Instagram

When the family introduced their newest addition to fans, they revealed that he was spending some time in the NICU. At the time, they wrote, “Shortly after birth, his O2 levels dropped and he was transferred to NICU at East TN Children’s Hospital. As of right now, he is stable and responding to treatment. They will continue treatment, running tests, and monitoring until he is strong enough to come home.”

Now, the family is sharing another update as his health status has changed.

See new update about Jadon Carl.

In a new Instagram post on Thursday night, Zach and Whitney shared a sad update about their new little one. They posted several photos of the baby all hooked up in the NICU. They write, “Last night, little J had a rough night. His oxygen levels continued dropping, and his right lung collapsed. They intubated and put him on a ventilator. He has a little chest tube on the side of his chest for the collapse. ”

Then, they continue:

“Today, Jadon has been steadily improving throughout the day, and he looks so much more peaceful. Watching him struggle to breathe the past couple days has been so heartbreaking, but now to see the turnaround this morning was a miracle! We are incredibly grateful for East Tennessee Children’s Hospital and for all of the work they have poured into our baby boy. We have been blessed with the kindest doctors and nurses who are always smiling, always willing to take the time to explain every step, and they even stopped to pray with us in the scary moments.”

Zach and Whitney Bates Instagram
Zach and Whitney Bates Instagram

Bringing Up Bates fans send encouragement to Zach, Whitney, and Jadon.

Though this is a difficult time for the Bates family, they are getting lots of love and support on social media. In response to the couple’s latest post, fans are saying that they are praying for the family. They hope that Jadon is okay after receiving the care he needs while at the hospital. They also ask that Zach and Whitney continue to keep them updated.

Check back with TV Shows Ace for the latest updates about the Bringing Up Bates family. We will continue to share news about Baby Jadon.

Aubrey Chorpenning

One Comment

  1. This situation is so typical of the enemy. “Be sober, be vigilant; because your adversary the devil walks about like a roaring lion, seeking whom he may devour.” (I Peter 5:8).

    “He says, “Be still, and know that I am God; I will be exalted among the nations, I will be exalted in the earth.” (Psalm 46:10)

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