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Teddi Mellencamp’s Baby Leaves Hospital ‘Earlier than expected’ after surgery

Home again. Teddi MellencampThe 4-month-old daughter, Dove, left the hospital “earlier than expected” after her Thursday, July 30 brain surgery.

“It’s crazy how resilient kids are,” the Real Beverly Hills housewives star, 39, captioned a Sunday, August 2, Instagram video. “Dove enters with both eyes open day 4 after neurosurgery. The swelling subsided, she passed all her markings, and we were sent home much sooner than expected. I am so thankful for so many things and really feel blessed. We love your baby Dove so much and know you are going to live the life you dream about. ‘

In the black and white images, the Indiana native wore a mask and stared at her baby girl as Dove looked up at her. The top of the little one’s head was bandaged.

The reality star, who also shares daughter Slate (7) and son Cruz (5) with her husband, Edwin Arroyave, on July 6, revealed that their youngest daughter had been diagnosed with lambdoid craniosynostosis. The Bravo personality described the condition as’ a very rare form of non-syndromic craniosynostosis, [which] occurs when one of the lambdoid sutures on the back of the head fuses before birth. “

John MellencampThe daughter kept her social media followers informed about Dove’s health journey and posted her Instagram story on Thursday in the hospital during the baby’s surgery.

“Thank you to all the cranio moms who sent me your stories,” wrote the accountability coach at the time. “So much love for you. Reading your positive stories now helps more than I can tell you. ‘

Hours later, she continued to gush that neurosurgery was’ successful ‘, writing:’ Many thanks to her wonderful surgeons Dr. Danielpour and Dr. Urata and all the loving nurses who will continue to help us take care of her as she recovers. We are eternally grateful. ‘

Teddi Jo Mellencamp attends the TV show ‘Watch What Happens Live with Andy Cohen’ at BravoCon in New York on November 15, 2019. Gregory Pace / Shutterstoc

Teddi and Arroyave, 43, welcomed Dove in February. Skyline Security Management’s CEO is also the father of daughter Isabella from a previous relationship.

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