KS95 for Kids 2020 – Wes Jackson's Story

Wes spent his first three days on a ventilator. It was determined that Wes had suffered a grade 1 (the least severe type) intraventricular hemorrhage (IVH), better known as bleeding in the brain, but his providers were hopeful it would not lead to further complications.

“Wes was getting better, but then we found out he had sepsis which was quite an ordeal,” Teri says. “While everything ultimately turned out alright, there was still a lot of uncertainty about what Wes’ future would be like. We just had to wait and see as he developed. That ambiguity is not what any parent would want.”