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ESPN Star Laura Rutledge Updates Fans After Her Baby Is Airlifted To Hospital

ESPN star Laura Rutledge updated fans Wednesday on the condition of her 7-month-old baby after being airlifted to the hospital.

she shared a photo She posted pictures of her young child on Twitter.

“Thank you so much for your prayers for baby Jack,” Rutledge wrote. “We've felt all of those things. I write this with gratitude for the miracle that happened to him, but I also know that many of these stories don't have happy endings,” she said. told his 283,000 fans.

“My thoughts are with all of you who have endured much worse conditions,” she added.

Rutledge said she was grateful that her son seemed to be on the mend.

“We just received a positive report from Jack's doctors at Connecticut Children's Hospital. No additional surgery was required and the pain was significantly reduced,” she wrote.

Rutledge did not disclose her son's condition or the cause of his pain in the Twitter post. She wrote that her recovery needed more time.

“His recovery will take a long time, but he is expected to make a full recovery.”

“They praised the work of South Carolina's doctors. Thank you to everyone who reached out. It's great to see those kind smiles again ♥️,” she concluded the post.

Rutledge previously posted about her son's medical scare on Christmas Day, saying her young baby was “transferred by helicopter from Grand Strand Medical Center in Myrtle Beach, South Carolina, to MUSC Sean Jenkins Children's Hospital in Charleston. He wrote that he was airlifted to the United States and received treatment there.

“Both hospitals were very kind and responsive,” she told fans. (Related: 'Game of Thrones' alum shares shocking photo of stillbirth)

The ESPN star thanked those who helped Jack in his time of need.

“Lauren, Eric, and Justin at Airlink Novant Health treated our little boy like their own and made us feel safe during the scariest moments,” she wrote.

It's unclear how long baby Jack will need special care and treatment.