Peyton’s journey began at 23 weeks, he came into this world weighing 15oz. and is the only surviving triplet. He suffered from fluid on the brain at birth causing extensive brain trauma. Peyton struggles include hydrocephalus, cerebral palsy, seizures, and global delays, due to the pressure. Peyton has such determination and has worked hard to stand, crawl, and interact. Despite the difficulties he endures, this little man knows no boundaries.
Peyton was recently admitted to Children’s Hospital Central California to the PICU for a very serious lung infection as well as an unknown infection that is being treated with a broad spectrum antibiotic. He is in critical but stable condition at this time and is heavily sedated to ensure his comfort and healing. This sweet little man is hooked up to many different machines that are monitoring his sedation level, brain activity, breathing, eating, fluids, etc. Peyton is being closely watched by the amazing PICU doctors and nurses who recently shared with his family they are seeing a slight improvement in the infection in his right lung.
Peyton’s parents are trying to stay positive and have faith that their strong little man will continue to fight this battle. Along with Peyton, the Parmer family have two other children. Their other son Jamie is currently undergoing treatment at CHCC for acute lymphoblastic leukemia and is also a Sweet Nectar Society Sweetie. This family is enduring more than most face in a lifetime and they are in need of your love and support now more than ever.
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“He has an incredible will and spirit despite his odds. He has made some improvements, but concerning setbacks as well. Doctors believe that he probably will be intubated for some time, but would like to get him off his current vent soon. Peyton is a fighter. I hold his hand almost all day long and he knows I’m there.” Rebecca Parmer (mom)
*hospital photos curtsey of the Parmer family
photography by Brittany Wilbur
music licensed by SongFreedom: Mat Kearney, Breathe In, Breathe Out