In Don't Blink, Brandon and Brittany Buell share from their parenting journey-- the ups and downs of caring for their son, Jaxon. Jaxon was diagnosed with an extremely rare condition called Microhydranencephaly, which resulted in him missing part of his skull and a large portion of his brain. Despite doctor's dire predictions, more than two years later Jaxon continues to live and surprise the experts. The Buells also have learned to celebrate the small victories in Jaxon's development and in this volume tell readers what they've learned from their remarkable little boy.
Not long into their pregnancy, Brandon and Brittany Buell were given the heartbreaking news that their son, whom they had already named Jaxon, had a rare condition called Microhydranencephaly (meaning that he was missing part of his skull and most of his brain), and that he would likely die in utero or shortly after birth. If he did somehow survive, they were told he would suffer from severe neurological problems, would likely be deaf, blind, and unable to sit up, crawl, or communicate. Terminating the pregnancy was suggested on numerous occasions, but the Buells refused, opting instead to choose life.
In Dont Blink, Brandon and Brittany share the invaluable lessons that Jaxonnow approaching twohas taught them about the inherent value of every human life, the extraordinary power of faith, and the key to living each and every day to the fullest.
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