‘RHOC’ Alum Kara Keough is mourning the loss of her newborn son, McCoy, after the former reality star announced the baby passed away after suffering from a ‘compressed umbilical cord.’
Kara was an OG star of the first ‘Real Housewives of Orange County’ season and revealed in an emotional Instagram post that she and husband Kyle Bosworth had lost their newborn child.
“On April 6th, our son McCoy Casey Bosworth was born at 3:10 am. Weighing in at 11 pounds and 4 ounces and spanning 21 inches, McCoy surprised us all with his size and strength (and overall perfection). During the course of his birth, he experienced shoulder dystocia and a compressed umbilical cord,” she began.
She continued, “He joined our Heavenly Father and will live forever in the hearts of his loving parents, his adoring sister, and those that received his life-saving gifts.”
The former ‘RHOC’ star also revealed the family had decided to donate some of baby McCoy’s organs to children in need of a transplant.
“I wrote this for the organ/tissue procurement team to read out in his honor: “Tonight, we join together to honor this little savior’s gifts of life. Through him, may others find new hope and profound healing… and may he live again through them. May his legacy shine in the form of lifetimes aplenty – lives filled with laughter, compassion, energy, love, and most of all gratitude.”
She added, “May it be said that McCoy Casey Bosworth left this world in a better place, for a better place…. that he made an impact… that he was an answered prayer… that he was a hero. May angels lead him in. Thank you, McCoy.”
Kara and Kyle share a 4-year-old daughter together, Decker Kate, whom they welcomed in 2016. ‘RHOC’ star Jeana Keough also mourned the loss of her grandchild, sharing her daughter’s post on Instagram.
In Kara’s emotional tribute to her baby son, she included a bible verse — John 16:20.
“And Jesus said, “Very truly I tell you, you will weep and mourn while the world rejoices. You will grieve, but your grief will turn to joy. A woman giving birth to a child has pain because her time has come, but when her baby is born she forgets the anguish because of her joy that a child is born into the world. So with you: Now is your time of grief, but I will see you again and you will rejoice, and no one will take away your joy.”
Kara ended her heartbreaking post with a message to her baby boy, “Until we see you again… We love you, McCoy.”