St. Louis Blues’ TJ Oshie and his fiancee Lauren Cosgrove newborn daughter, Lyla Grace is recovering after she had to undergo a life saving surgery to correct a serious birth defect, called gastrochisis, a condition where an infant’s intestines is formed outside the body. Lyla was born on March 17, 2014 and was immediately rushed to surgery. Oshie and Cosgrove found out about the defect during a routine ultrasound and knew she would need surgery upon birth. After the surgery, which was a success, Oshie and Cosgrove were finally able to hold their baby girl for the first time. The couple will be able to take their daughter home next week. Congrats T.J. and Lauren!
Check out TJ Oshie and fiancee Lauren Cosgrove’s interview with The Today Show: