The little guy is still hanging in there, but the prognosis for full recovery is NOT good.
“A baby boy who was ripped from his mother's womb in what Chicago authorities suspect to be a fetal abduction case is still hospitalized and in critical condition, according to the family.”
It is widely reported that little Baby Yadiel is being kept alive with a breathing machine and other technology, and his brain scan indicates no activity. That hasn't stopped family members from sitting vigil with their little miracle, praying unceasingly for an upturn in his condition.
In spite of the grim news, the family is holding out hope that the baby can recover, clinging to their faith in God for a miracle.
“We plead to God that he gives us our child because that is a blessing that my wife left for us,” Yiovanni Lopez told reporters last Wednesday, through a Spanish interpreter, outside the county morgue where his wife's body was taken.
New photos were released on Monday, showing the loving father, Yiovanni Lopez, cradling his son in his arms.
“Clarisa Figueroa, 46, and her daughter Desiree, 24, were charged last week with strangling Ochoa-Lopez, who was nine pregnant at the time, and then allegedly cutting the baby out of her dead body.
“Police say Ochoa-Lopez went missing in late April after she arranged to meet with Clarisa Figueroa, whom she met on Facebook, to pick up baby items.
“Authorities suspect that Clarisa Figueroa intended on raising Ochoa-Lopez's baby as her own after her 20-year-old son died of natural causes.”
“'Baby in critical condition after being ripped from mother's womb.’
“This is what happens w/ abortion. Calling it 'abortion' makes it morally acceptable & something to celebrate. In stories like this, since abortion wasn't in the narrative, it's a crime.”
Little Yadiel is said to be "brain dead," but no move has been made to turn off his life support. Perhaps there is good news on the horizon.
Please continue praying for Yadiel and his dad Yiovanni. God truly loves to answer our prayers.