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YouTube star Brittani Boren Leach reveals that the organs from her baby son , Crew, who died suddenly over the holidays, have saved a Leach shared a series of heartbreaking images alongside her tiny son in hospital. 'I keep thinking that I will wake up from this nightmare, but I don't', she wrote.
Brittani Boren Leach is mourning the tragic death of her 3-month-old baby boy. The YouTube star revealed the heartbreaking loss over a series of Like the Leach family, the Smiths also donated their late son ' s organs , and they later revealed that their 3-year-old, in death, gave new life to two adults
wants the world to know her late son 's organs have already helped to save the lives of two other little boys.
The 29-year-old YouTube personality took to Instagram to announce the news on Tuesday, on what would have been Crew's 4-month birthday. Crew was, two weeks after he was found unresponsive while taking a nap at a relative's house on Christmas Day.
Leach shared the update in the caption of a maternity photo of her shot by Texas-based photographer Nicole Smith.
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Brittani Boren Leach 's 3-month-old son was laid to rest last week after he was found unresponsive during Parents. YouTube Star Brittani Boren Leach Reveals Late Son ' s Organs ' Saved ' the Lives of Brittani Boren Leach is paying tribute to her late baby boy Crew on what would have been his
YouTube star Brittani Boren Leach reveals that the organs from her three-month-old son , Crew, who died suddenly over the holidays, has saved the lives of two children.
"I never got around to posting my maternity pictures with Crew because by the time I got them back, he had already made his VERY fast and furious entrance to the world," she wrote.
"I almost didn’t take maternity pictures because I was just so 'busy.' I’m glad I did because little did I know, he would spend more time in my belly than he did out. And while he was here he wanted to be with his Mama as much as possible. Now I know why," she added.
Leach went on to say she and her husband, Jeff, received word days ago about Crew's organs.
"We got the bittersweet call a few days ago, that his liver saved the life of a 1 year old boy, and his heart saved the life of 7 month old boy," she shared.
"He would be 4 months old today, and every fiber of my being misses him every single second of the day. But I have peace knowing that he was THE miracle that another family prayed for, and we pray that we are able to meet these precious boys one day," she wrote.
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A YouTube personality is sharing with her hundreds of thousands of followers how her 3-month-old son is helping to save other kids' lives after the baby tragically passed away this week. Brittani Boren Leach , of San Antonio, Texas
Brittani Boren Leach is revealing new details about the devastating loss of her baby boy, Crew. The 29-year-old YouTube star — whose 3-month-old son On the day of Crew’s funeral, Leach shared an emotional message on Instagram, along with a photo of her son ’ s casket and another photo of her
"In three short months he has touched and changed more lives than most in their lifetime and despite the pain, I’m so proud God chose me to be his Mother," she added.
Leach, a mother of three other boys and one stepdaughter, has more than 174,000 subscribers on YouTube, where she chronicles her life as a mom.
She shared heartbreaking updates about Crew as she kept vigil by his hospital bed, beginning with a post on Dec. 26 showing.
"While at a relative’s house last night, Crew laid down for a nap and when I went to check on him, he was not breathing. We are living a nightmare, and I’m dying inside. Please pray for my baby. This can’t be real," she wrote.
She later revealed the little boy was hooked up to a ventilator, which she said was "breathing for him."
"They are working on stabilizing his body and tomorrow he will have an MRI to determine his brain function and that will determine the next step. I can’t explain to you what this feels like," she wrote, adding, "Please continue to pray. Please. I don’t think I can go on without him."
Last Wednesday, the grieving mom let followers know she and her husband.
"We will always feel like we are missing a piece of our family, because we are," she wrote. "And until we get to Heaven, I know he’s smiling, laughing and playing at the feet of Jesus. I just wish he was here instead.”
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