Friday, February 19, 2010

Kathryn Morgan Goodson Arrives

Kathryn Morgan Goodson was born on Feb 17th at 4:51 pm. She weighed in at 6lbs 2oz. She is a beautiful little girl. Mom is feeling pretty good and recovering nicely.

Kat has two heart defects. One is tricuspid atresia which we have known since we started our blog. The other is truncus arteriosis type 2. The doctors have seen each one separately, but not both in the same child. There are only 14 documented cases of this in the world. Kathryn is the 15th case. The cardiac team and the surgeons are going to meet in the next few days. They will decide when they are going do surgery. They are optimistic and she is now breathing on her own. She is stable now. We got to hold her and rock her for quite a while.

Cate, Kat's big sister, has been passed around the neighborhood. She has been having a blast with everybody. She gave big hugs and kisses to her baby sisters pictures. Cate will be a great big sister! We would like to thank all of our friends who have helped us take care of her. We are truly amazed by the out pouring of support.

We will try to update the blog as much as possible, each step along the way. Thank you again to everybody for their thoughts and prayers. We definitely need them!


  1. Congrats!!!!! She looks so happy and cute. So great that she is still breathing on her own. Keep us updated!!

  2. Welcome Kathryn! Please let us at IHH know what we can do to help you guys. Congratulations, she is lovely!

    Hugs & Prayers,
    Jacob's Momma

  3. Whoo Hoo! Welcome sweet baby girl. You are simply precious! I love the big grin photo! I hope that your delivery went well and what a blessing that she is breathing on her own and you get to spend lots of time snuggling! Congrats!

    Alli (IHH)
    mom to Grant

  4. She is just beautiful....congrats!! I am glad to hear she is doing so well, please let me know if you need anything.

    Mom to Noah

  5. what a gorgeous little girl! the entire kerr family is sending good vibes your way!! we love you guys!!!
    erin, brendan, riley, finn & darby

  6. what a cutie!!!! I am glad to hear she is doing so well.... We are thinking about you guys and hope the next few days with doctors and decisions are smooth and will be best for cute little Kat..

  7. Love the the smiles, she is just amazing!!!!! Can't wait to meet her and hold her myself! lots of love and prayers. Shannon and family

  8. I absolutely love how she is already full of smiles . . it just kind of calms your heart.
    I plan on checking in with you this week. Keeping your family and little Kathryn in my prayers. Congrat!

  9. Congrats! What an adorable happy baby! We will be sure to keep her (and you) in our prayers. My son also has truncus type 2. Here's hoping everything goes smoothly from here on out!

  10. It looks like somebody forgot to tell her that she's sick because she is the smiliest newborn I've ever seen. What a cutie. Congratulations and good luck in the coming days. We'll keep you all in our prayers.

    Mom to Jack, HLHS, 18 months

  11. OH my heck!!! Congrats!!! I was wondering? She is so so so ADORABLE!!! I am so glad things are going well and you are recovering great!!! Oh I am so excited! Welcome to this great big world little one!!! Keeping you in our prayers!

  12. Your little KitKat is beautiful - I just love her precious smiles and that hair!! Awww, what a little darling. It's such a joy that she's breathing on her own.
    I hope you have a speedy recovery, Joey... Childbirth is no small feat!!
    Wishing your little family all the best,

  13. Congratulations on Kat's arrival! I love the photos--she looks to be so sweet and healthy and I can't believe what a big grin she already has! Many blessing to your family--you are in our prayers!

    Looking forward to seeing you all back in the neighborhood. Jennifer Bean & family