Woman Whose Joyful Pregnancy Announcement Went Viral Gives Birth at 24 Weeks

Remember when we shared Dana Griffin-Graves and her husband Arkell's beautiful viral pregnancy video? After 17 years of marriage, four miscarriages, and a stillborn birth, Dana surprised her husband with news she was 20 weeks pregnant. Sadly, the family is asking for prayers as Dana gave birth to their baby at 24 weeks.

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Arkell has kept friends, family, and supporters up-to-date on his and Dana's Facebook page. Early yesterday morning, he let everyone know their son, Kaleb Arkell Graves, was born at 24 weeks and one day. His wife Dana was in critical condition.

Today, our baby will have to be delivered, at 24 weeks and one day. As Dana is in critical care, her body has endured...

Posted by Arkell & Dana's Baby Bun on Tuesday, October 20, 2015

Update: Dana posted on October 21 that baby Kaleb is in stable, but critical condition. With only a 5 percent chance of survival, Dana and Arkell continue to pray for a miracle.

Kaleb Arkell Graves was born yesterday at 10/20/1015 at 1:08 PM. He is tiny in statue but he is a fighter. He is in...

Posted by Arkell & Dana's Baby Bun on Wednesday, October 21, 2015

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I can only pray that things work out in their favor. It's so hard to imagine the range of emotions this couple -- and others faced with a situation like this -- feel. From the bottom of my heart, I truly hope Dana and baby Kaleb are OK.

We're with you.

 

Image via Arkell & Dana's Baby Bun/Facebook

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