Just over a month ago, GOP Rep. Jaime Herrera Beutler joyfully announced that she and her husband were expecting their first child:
My husband and I are thrilled to share special news about our family: http://t.co/vNLRWnfkpK
— JaimeHerreraBeutler (@HerreraBeutler) May 1, 2013
But in a Facebook post yesterday, she revealed heartbreaking news: her unborn child has been diagnosed with Potter’s Syndrome:
Developing babies diagnosed with the condition rarely survive. As Rep. Herrera Beutler and her husband bravely prepare for the months ahead, we send our heartfelt prayers.
Rep. Jaime Herrera Beutler `praying for a miracle.' Our thoughts are w/ Jaime & Daniel. http://t.co/ghlKE1rAya
— Secretary of State (@secstatewa) June 4, 2013
Heartbreaking. Prayers for Rep. Jaime Herrera and her family http://t.co/aRaJBRDA4p
— Kristina Ribali (@KristinaRibali) June 4, 2013
— Kimberly (@conkc2) June 4, 2013
— Michael Lane (@LikeitornotMike) June 4, 2013
May God bless them and comfort them during this difficult time.