Welcome to the Bates family Blog! The family has 19 children. Chad and Erin got married in 2013 and have two children with one on the way. Zach and Whitney got married in 2013 and have two children. John and Alyssa got married in 2014 and have two children with one on the way. Brandon and Michaella got married in 2015. Tori and Bobby will get married in December 2017. Both Carlin and Josie are in relationships.
We had a few comments regarding Brooklyn. Chad and Erin shared an message on their daughter.
She said I can't thank everyone enough for the prayers and encouragement for sweet Brooklyn. ❤️ Her finger started swelling on Friday night, for no apparent reason, so we took her in to check it out, and she started to run a fever as well. The doctors ran multiple tests and started antibiotics, but it only seemed to get worse, so this morning they decided to do surgery on her to release pressure. She is recovering well, and we are still waiting on lab results. The doctors and nurses have been more than wonderful and I am so grateful for everyone love and support. It is really hard on this mom and dad's heart to see our baby in pain. 😢#BrooklynElise