Happy Birthday Jaxon!
baby born with most of his skull missing is thriving against all odds
it is hard to believe that two years ago, Brandon and Brittany Buell told them that their son would not survive.
In fact, doctors told them to abort her baby after a severe brain malformation discovered during the ultrasound.
Two years later, Jaxon Buell has defied all odds and is thriving in his second birthday, despite suffering a bad rare brain function, called Microhydranencephaly.
talked to his father, Brandon Buell, to see how you’re doing Jaxon.
Brandon, 31, told Metro.co.uk: ‘He is doing very well, it is very comfortable and very happy. He smiles all the time, he laughs, he is working on different things, like how to keep your head up. “
‘he still has his struggles in which vomits, still he has several seizures several times a day, which is still on the smaller side at 13 pounds but certainly is in development. “
Jaxon, who has earned the nickname of strong Jax, families captivated everyone when his story was shared last year. Since then, he has accumulated nearly 400,000 tracks on Facebook and even has its own website.
About 1 in every 4,859 babies in the United States are born with anencephaly and usually die shortly after birth, according to the Center for Disease Control and Disease Prevention.
Jax was one of the few miracle babies who survived.
Attributing his progress to his wife, Brittany, Brandon said: It was amazing. She has so much love and patience to work with him on a daily basis. “
“Today two years ago, Emmett Buell Jaxon was born and lives changed forever, parents wrote on Facebook:
“Although many give up too soon and others told us that we would not see this day, today we are celebrating the 2nd birthday Jaxon!
“Thanks to all who have followed the progress and history of Jaxon along this journey. We continue to hope and pray for many more milestones for Jaxon in the future. And today, we celebrate! ‘
However, despite the celebrations, Jaxon’s father revealed every day is a battle for the two years.
‘he still has his struggles in which vomits, still has several seizures several times a day, which is still on the smaller side at 13 pounds but of course is developing the 31-year-old told Metro .
Brandon Britain praised his wife, saying that his son would not survive minor miracle without it.
“It has been amazing. She has so much love and patience to work with him on a daily basis, “he told the newspaper.
‘That’s really one of the reasons why he is the way it is due to the interaction one to one that gives her mother. It makes a big difference in your life.
“I do not know if he would still be with us and certainly would not be doing things that he is doing without her loving and nurturing as his mother. “
The couple, who are Florida, are devout Christians and say their strength and hope for your child has been accomplished by their faith.