Teen Mom’s Cory Wharton’s Newborn Had Emergency Heart Surgery

Cory Wharton confirmed the birth of his and Taylor Selfridge's daughter Maya. Cory said he 'debated' sharing the newborn's health struggles

Cory Wharton and his gf Taylor Selfridge welcomed a baby girl named Maya Grace, but the newborn has already a serious health issues.

Taylor revealed in a June 10 Instagram post that his daughter was diagnosed with Tricuspid Atresia

Cory said that its form of congenital heart disease that is caused by undeveloped tricuspid valve. Cory said that Maya had her “first successful surgery” on June 7

Cory wrote about his baby girl health “She is doing very well, we can’t wait to bring her home & show her the love that she needs,”

He further wrote "Right now we are all trying to stay positive & having that successful surgery on Tuesday is something to celebrate"

Cory admitted that he “debated for a long time” if he was going to publicly reveal his daughter’s health struggles. 

But he decided to share the truth after being inspired by other “positive stories” that he and Taylor have seen on the internet. 

Cory said that he has been visiting Maya in the NICU every day but it “isn’t easy” for him and Taylor