Thursday 16 June 2022 11:49 PM Teen Mom star Cory Wharton welcomes newborn daughter home from hospital after ... trends now

Thursday 16 June 2022 11:49 PM Teen Mom star Cory Wharton welcomes newborn daughter home from hospital after ... trends now
Thursday 16 June 2022 11:49 PM Teen Mom star Cory Wharton welcomes newborn daughter home from hospital after ... trends now

Thursday 16 June 2022 11:49 PM Teen Mom star Cory Wharton welcomes newborn daughter home from hospital after ... trends now

Reality star Cory Wharton and his girlfriend Taylor Selfridge have welcomed their newborn daughter Maya home from the NICU after open heart surgery. 

Maya, who is Cory's second daughter with Taylor and third overall, had the operation just days after birth due to a tricuspid atresia diagnosis.

Cory, 31, who appeared on The Challenge and Teen Mom, joyously posted a family photo on Tuesday that was taken in the backyard after the baby came home.

'Thank you everybody': Reality star Cory Wharton and his girlfriend Taylor Selfridge have welcomed their newborn daughter Maya home from the NICU after open heart surgery

'Thank you everybody': Reality star Cory Wharton and his girlfriend Taylor Selfridge have welcomed their newborn daughter Maya home from the NICU after open heart surgery

'We have had some dark days, but today isn’t one of them,' Cory wrote alongside the picture. 'MAYA got discharged from the hospital and we finally made it home. Thank you everybody for all your uplifting words and prayers over the past days.'

Taylor was holding Maya in a covered carrier, while Cory cradled the couple's elder daughter Mila, two, who in a heartwarming touch was wearing a 'big sister' shirt.

The day after Maya left the NICU, Cory posted an Instagram video montage documenting her experiences there.

Cory and Taylor frequently looked in on their baby and were able to spend some quality time with her amid her health struggle.

Terrifying: Maya, who is Cory's second daughter with Taylor and third overall, had the operation just days after birth due to a tricuspid atresia diagnosis

Terrifying: Maya, who is Cory's second daughter with Taylor and third overall, had the operation just days after birth due to a tricuspid atresia diagnosis

Looking back: The day after Maya left the NICU, Cory posted an Instagram video montage documenting her experiences there

Looking back: The day after Maya left the NICU, Cory posted an Instagram video montage documenting her experiences there

Concerned mother: Cory and Taylor frequently looked in on their baby and were able to spend some quality time with her amid her health struggle

Concerned mother: Cory and Taylor frequently looked in on their baby and were able to spend some quality time with her amid her health struggle

Baby mine: The baby's parents had brought her a stuffed bunny, which could be seen tucked under one of her arms as she caught some sleep

Baby mine: The baby's parents had brought her a stuffed bunny, which could be seen tucked under one of her arms as she caught some sleep

Thankful: 'Real quick I want to say thank you to all the nurses who looked after Maya & everybody made us feel as comfortable as we could in this situation,' Cory wrote

Gratitude: He added: 'A big thank you to the CHD community and everyone for your positive messages I read all the stories and it just makes me feel a lot better so thank you'

Thankful: 'Real quick I want to say thank you to all the nurses who looked after Maya & everybody made us feel as comfortable as we could in this situation,' Cory wrote

Over the course of the video, Cory could be seen at various points cradling and bottle-feeding Maya, as well as brushing her hair.

The baby's parents had brought her a stuffed bunny, which could be seen tucked under one of her arms as she caught some sleep.

'Real quick I want to say thank you to all the nurses who looked after Maya & everybody made us feel as comfortable as we could in this situation,' Cory wrote: '& A big thank you to the CHD community and everyone for your positive messages I read all the stories and it just makes me feel a lot better so thank you.'

Cory had taken to Instagram last Friday to share a gallery of snaps of newborn daughter Maya while telling the story of her health crisis.

Update: Cory had taken to Instagram last Friday to share a gallery of snaps of newborn daughter Maya while telling the story of her health crisis

Update: Cory had taken to Instagram last Friday to share a gallery of snaps of newborn daughter Maya while telling the story of her health crisis

He explained in a lengthy caption that the congenital heart disease 'happens when the hearts tricuspid valve does not develop'

He explained in a lengthy caption that the congenital heart disease 'happens when the hearts tricuspid valve does not develop'

He explained in a lengthy caption that Maya's congenital heart disease 'happens when the hearts tricuspid valve does not develop.'

Cory added: 'This valve plays a part in the heart’s essential function, which is to pump blood between the lungs and body.

'Maya had her first successful surgery on Tuesday and now she’s in the recovery process [prayer hands emoji]  She is doing very well, we can’t wait to bring her home [house emoji] & show her the love that she needs.'

Cory and Taylor have a two-year-old daughter named Mila together and Cory has a five-year-old daughter with ex and fellow Teen Mom star Cheyenne Floyd.

Bond: This is the 31-year-old reality star's second child with girlfriend Taylor Selfridge as they are seen in a snap from last week before the birth

Bond: This is the 31-year-old reality star's second child with girlfriend Taylor Selfridge as they are seen in a snap from last week before the birth

He explained: 'This valve plays a part in the heart’s essential function, which is to pump blood between the lungs and body.

He explained: 'This valve plays a part in the heart’s essential function, which is to pump blood between the lungs and body.

Cory also revealed that Maya will have additional surgeries due to the tricuspid

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