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Health & FitIllinois Nurse and Her Husband Adopt Baby Boy She Cared For in ICU

19:04  12 july  2019
19:04  12 july  2019 Source:   insideedition.com

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Illinois ICU Nurse Adopts Boy With Rare Heart Condition She Cared For In Hospital. Nurse adopts sweet baby she cared for in the NICU: "I really feel that he has blessed our lives .his smile In March 2018, Blaze’s biological parents asked Farnan if she and her husband would adopt Blaze.

An Illinois nurse has adopted a baby boy with a congenital heart defect who she helped care for throughout his intense medical treatment. Farnan had always wanted to start a family with her husband of 11 years, but doctors told her she couldn't conceive. Blaze is a miracle baby for her family.

When pediatric nurse Angela Farnan met baby Blaze while working in an Illinois hospital, it was love at first sight.

"He truly captured my heart," she told Inside Edition.

Now, the 53-year-old and her husband have adopted the little boy, after his parents felt they could not care for him.

Farnan, who works in the ICU at Children's Hospital in Peoria, said she has cared for thousands of infants during her 32 years on the job. "I treat every child like they're mine," she said.

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An Illinois nurse has adopted a baby boy she cared for in a pediatric intensive care unit after the As he remained in the ICU , Blaze’s biological family did not live near the Peoria hospital and did not Then, in March 2018, Blaze’s biological parents asked if Farnan and her husband , Rick Farnan

An Illinois nurse has adopted one of the tiny patients she cared for in a pediatric intensive care unit . PHOTO: Baby Blaze Farnan, 1, was adopted on June 8, 2018 by Angela Farnan, a Farnan was one of the nurses who cared for Blake in the ICU . She said Blake's biological family, who lived

So when little Blaze, who was born with a rare heart condition came to the hospital, she was there to care for him, and as he recovered from the first of his two heart surgeries, a bond began to form.

"I did find myself drawn to coming down here as much as I could," she said.

Cynthia Read, a pediatric nurse practitioner who works with Farnan, said she noticed it too.

"When she had a down moment here or there she'd be in there holding him or rocking him or feeding him, taking care of him," she said.

But after Blaze's second surgery, his biological parents wondered if they were equipped to care for him, and they asked Farnan and her husband, Rick, if they would consider adopting the little boy.

"You look at him and you fall in love with him," Rick Farnan said. "I don't know when it happened. I don't know if it was a week in or a month in. I don't remember the time but I knew I loved him."

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Illinois Nurse Angela Farnan recently adopted one of the babies she cared for in the pediatric intensive care Angela was one of the many nurses who cared for baby Blaze in the ICU . Angela and her husband Rick have officially become Blaze’s new parents and could not be more excited to

Angela Farnan, a primary charge nurse in the pediatric intensive care unit at OSF Children's Hospital of Illinois , adopted her son Blaze, 1, after caring for him in the ICU . Finally going home, foster boys surprised in adoption ceremony - Продолжительность: 3:09 WFAA 200 881 просмотр.

His wife added, "I thank God every night for allowing me to be his mom."

Illinois Nurse and Her Husband Adopt Baby Boy She Cared For in ICU© Provided by CBS Interactive Inc. "He truly captured my heart," says Angela Farnan of baby Blaze. Blaze will need one more surgery before he turns 5, but doctors say his prognosis is good.

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When a patient’s birth family asked her to adopt their medically fragile infant, Farnan — who can’t have biological children of her own — eagerly agreed. Now Farnan, 53, and her husband Rick, 57, are forever family to little Blaze, who has a rare heart defect. “We love Blaze so much,” Angela tells PEOPLE. “We are so happy to have him.” Blaze was born on May 30, 2017, at the Order of St. Francis (OSF) Children’s Hospital in Peoria, Illinois, where Angela is a charge nurse in the pediatric intensive care unit (PICU).

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