2017 ended on a frightening note for Kim Kardashian and her family.
Kardashian applauded her son’s strength via Twitter on Tuesday, calling pneumonia “so scary.”
“My precious baby boy is so strong!” Kardashian wrote. “After spending three nights in the hospital & seeing my baby get multiple IV’s [sic] and hooked up to oxygen machines, our end of year was challenging.”
Kardashian also thanked health care professionals in a follow-up tweet.
“I just want to thanks [sic] every nurse & doctor out there who works so hard around the clock,” she wrote. “We are so grateful for you all!”
The KKW Beauty mogul added that Saint had completely recovered and was at home with his family.
Pneumonia is an infection that inflames the lungs and causes them to fill with fluid, leading to coughing, fever and difficulty breathing. Older adults and children under 5 are most at risk for developing pneumonia. The disease ranges in severity, but can be deadly.
Luckily, vaccines can prevent some of the causes of pneumonia, like flu, measles, pertussis and pneumococcus.
Here’s hoping 2018 is a happy and healthy year for the Kardashian/West family!
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