‘Teen Mom’s Cory Wharton Reveals Newborn Baby Had Emergency Surgery Due To Heart Condition

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Cory Wharton, 31, and his girlfriend Taylor Selfridge, 27, welcomed a child woman named Maya Grace, however the new child has already skilled well being points. The Teen Mom alum revealed in a June 10 Instagram publish that his daughter was recognized with Tricuspid Atresia, which as Cory explains, is a type of congenital coronary heart illness that’s attributable to an undeveloped tricuspid valve. Cory stated that Maya had her “first successful surgery” on June 7 and she or he’s now recovering.

“She is doing very well, we can’t wait to bring her home & show her the love that she needs,” Cory wrote in his publish about his child woman’s well being. The Challenge star additional defined that Maya’s situation requires two extra open coronary heart surgical procedures, the primary when she’s 4 to six months previous, and the second when she’s round 3 or 4 years previous. “Right now we are all trying to stay positive & having that successful surgery on Tuesday is something to celebrate,” Cory stated. “That’s one down, we have two left.”

Cory admitted that he “debated for a long time” if he was going to publicly reveal his daughter’s well being struggles. Ultimately, he determined to share the reality after being impressed by different “positive stories” that he and Taylor have seen on the web. Cory stated that he’s been visiting Maya within the NICU each however it “isn’t easy” for him and Taylor, who additionally share daughter Mila, 2. Cory additionally has a 5-year-old daughter named Ryder with ex Cheyenne Floyd.

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Cory Wharton on the 2019 MTV Movie & TV Awards (Photo: Rob Latour/Shutterstock)

Cory ended his prolonged caption on Instagram with a candy message to child Maya. “We are always right by your side,” the daddy of three wrote. “I’m so proud of you for going thru all this. You have a story, and we can’t wait to watch your personality blossom.” He added, “We can’t wait to have you home, So you just keep recovering and before you know it you’ll be home with us.”


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