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Jimmy Kimmel Emotionally Reveals Newborn Son’s Health Crisis

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Before the live studio audience of “Jimmy Kimmel Live”, the usually funny monologue of the host Jimmy Kimmel turned into an emotional recounting of their family’s scary discovery of his newborn son’s heart problem.

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Born last Aril 21, Jimmy described how his wife, Molly McNearney, had an easy time delivering their second child, “Billy”. Kimmel joked that Billy was out after “six pushes” and that “he appeared to be a healthy normal baby until three hours after he was born.”

Jimmy Kimmel continued that his 2-year old daughter, Jane, met her brother in recovery at Cedars-Sinai Hospital. Thereafter, he said that “a very attentive nurse” notified him and the doctors of his son’s heart murmurs and purplish color. After tests were done, it was known that Billy was not getting enough oxygen into his blood.

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Apparently, there are two possible causes – lung or heart issue. An x-ray ruled out possible lung problem which means the condition was brought by a problem with the baby’s heart.

Jimmy recalled how the room was immediately filled with doctors and machines and how “terrifying” the whole thing was, especially since his wife was still in recovery and has no clue what is going on.

Test results showed that Billy has tetralogy of Fallot with pulmonary atresia, a birth defect wherein the pulmonary valve was completely blocked and there was a hole in the wall between the left and right sides of his heart.

Billy eventually underwent open-heart surgery at Children’s Hospital Los Angeles. Jimmy recalled how the ordeal was “the longest three hours” of his life.

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Jimmy showed pictures of his son when he was still hooked up to monitors and IV after the operation and one wherein his son was smiling a couple of days later. This is not the last operation for Billy, however, as he is still set to undergo surgeries in the future as well.

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