The Milian family is in mourning. Christina Milian lost her newly born nephew Richie Bear just hours after he was born on August 26.
Singer loses nephew few hours after birth
Christina's sister, Danielle Milian's son died of Omphalocele - a life-threatening condition where organs form outside the body.
Christina's sister, Danielle Milian found out while she was pregnant that her then-unborn son had omphalocele during an ultrasound in March. The 29-year-old mom of three shared a photo of her newborn's tiny foot on Wednesday, Aug. 26, writing, "Baby Richie has arrived! #prayersup for my #babyboy...He is already a fighter!"
However,hours after welcoming her newborn son, Milian took to Instagram to share the sad news that he had passed away. "Yesterday I was blessed with the birth of my Richie Bear. Unfortunately, last night he took his place with the Lord and we said goodbye," she captioned a black and white photo of what appears to be his handprint. "I so appreciate the prayers and support from everyone. He touched my heart and was perfect in so many ways,'' she added.
Omphalocele is a life-threatening condition where organs form outside the body. ."The tech said, 'I can't see the sex...because I am seeing...intestines,'" the Christina Milian Turned Up star recalled to Us Magazine in March, explaining that her son's stomach, gallbladder, spleen, and liver could be seen outside his torso. "I was told there's almost a 53 percent chance of mortality."
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