Praying for Heidi

Please print out this message below or pick it up at church and pray for Heidi and her parents. Steve Leavitt writes:

My sister, Ruthie, organized a baby shower for Jennie and Andrew yesterday. Part of the time was spent in prayer. Ruthie shared the following list of areas to pray for.

We know that Heidi, who has been diagnosed with Trisomy 18, is in the palm of the Father’s hand.

Specific Prayer Requests for Heidi

  • Her growth
  • Umbilical cord function
  • Her heart, brain, lungs development
  • For her cleft lip and palate
  • Full-term delivery – that Heidi will do well
  • For Heidi’s heart to remain strong in delivery
  • That she’ll be able to breathe on her own
  • Treatments needed after birth
  • Her wonderful doctors – pediatrician, neonatologist, and pediatric cardiologist
  • The nurses who will care for her
  • Her care at the hospital
  • Feeding- that she’ll be able to feed orally

Specific Prayer Requests for Jennie and Andrew

  • Peace
  • Trust
  • Wisdom
  • Strength
  • Financial provision
  • Jennie’s doctors – obstetrician and perinatologist
  • Tenacity
  • Testimony
  • Amniotic fluid level
  • Delivery
  • Decisions for Heidi’s care before and after birth