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Teddi Mellencamp shares message of hope and an update on baby daughter's condition following surgery

Teddi Mellencamp shares an update on five-month-old daughter Dove’s condition following her ‘successful’ skull surgery

  • On Saturday Teddi Mellencamp took to Instagram to give fans and followers an update on her daughter Dove’s condition 
  • The five-month-old had surgery on Thursday for a rare skull condition called Lambdoid Craniosynostosis, which can result in an abnormally shaped head
  • ‘Long night for my angel baby but wow she is so strong and resilient. Love her so much,’ she captioned a photo taken from the hospital room 
  • The reality star, who’s the daughter of rock legend John Mellencamp, also shared a few post-surgery photos and short video 
  • Flipping Out reality star Gage Edward commented on the content, writing, ‘Thinking of you all and Baby Dove!,’ along with a red heart emoji 

After plenty of tense moments leading up and during her daughter’s neurosurgery on Thursday, Teddi Mellencamp’s five-month-old little girl is resting and recovering well.

And on Saturday the Real Housewives Of Beverly Hills star took to Instagram to give fans and followers an update on her condition, and share an encouraging message of hope that’s helped her get through these trying days. 

The uplifting post came from another mother who also has a child that has been diagnosed with the same rare skull condition called Lambdoid Craniosynostosis, which can result in an abnormally shaped head.

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Doting mom: Teddi Mellencamp, 39, shared an update on her daughter dove's condition following skull surgery on Thursday

Doting mom: Teddi Mellencamp, 39, shared an update on her daughter dove’s condition following skull surgery on Thursday

Teddi also shared a black-and-white picture of the proud mom feeding Baby Dove as she looked right into the camera with her head bandaged up.

In another image taken at the hospital, Mellencamp gave an update on her girl across a photo of herself lying in a bed with the emphasis on her cup of coffee.

‘Long night for my angel baby but wow she is so strong and resilient. Love her so much,’ she wrote.

She also shared a heartfelt clip of Dove all bandaged up as she made cute baby noises that elicited a big beaming smile from her daughter.   

Words of wisdom: The Real Housewives Of Beverly Hills star also shared an encouraging message of hope that's helped her get through these tough and trying days

Words of wisdom: The Real Housewives Of Beverly Hills star also shared an encouraging message of hope that’s helped her get through these tough and trying days

Update: Mellencamp shared how her baby has been strong and resilient since surgery

Update: Mellencamp shared how her baby has been strong and resilient since surgery

She also shared her fan’s inspirational quote. 

‘Sometimes life is about your dreams, hopes and visions for the future. But there are some days where life is just about putting one foot in front of the others. And that’s okay,’ the message of hope read.

Mellencamp then took to the caption to give thanks and identify the source. 

‘thank you to the fellow cranio mama for sending this to me today,’ she wrote.

The reality star, who’s the daughter of rock legend John Mellencamp, also shared a few post-surgery photos and short video.  

Heartfelt: The reality star also shared a clip of Dove all bandaged up as she made cute baby noises that elicited a big beaming smile from her daughter

Heartfelt: The reality star also shared a clip of Dove all bandaged up as she made cute baby noises that elicited a big beaming smile from her daughter

A slew of Mellencamp’s 912,000 fans and followers, including some high-profile people, commented on her new inspirational post about ‘putting one foot in front of the other’ on Saturday.

Flipping Out reality star Gage Edward wrote, ‘Thinking of you all and Baby Dove!,’ along with a red heart emoji.

While Fitness expert and entrepreneur Lori Harder posted, ‘Thinking of you,’ along with a red red heart emoji.

‘How flippin’ true is that!!!, one person wrote in reference to the hopeful words of wisdom. 

Show of support: Many fans and followers have been posting their support for Mellencamp and her daughter, which includes commenting on Saturday's new inspirational post about'putting one foot in front of the other'

Show of support: Many fans and followers have been posting their support for Mellencamp and her daughter, which includes commenting on Saturday’s new inspirational post about ‘putting one foot in front of the other’

Another fans shared, ‘A great message we all need sometimes. Thank you for posting & my [prayers] are with that sweet baby & your whole family. ‘

Following Thursday’s surgery Mellencamp, 39, took her Instagram Story to thank everyone for the prayers and reveal that ‘Baby Dove had a successful surgery.’

‘So much gratitude to her amazing surgeons Dr. Danielpour and Dr. Urata and all the loving nurses that will continue to help us care for her as she recovers. We are forever grateful,’ she added.

Grateful: Mellencamp took her Instagram Story after her daughter's surgery to thank everyone for the prayers and reveal that'Baby Dove had a successful surgery.'

Grateful: Mellencamp took her Instagram Story after her daughter’s surgery to thank everyone for the prayers and reveal that ‘Baby Dove had a successful surgery.’

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