Tyson Fury’s newborn daughter Athena was dead for three minutes before ‘miracle’ workers resuscitated her, the boxer reveals as she remains in intensive care

Tyson’s father John revealed the newborn had to be resuscitated by doctors at at Liverpool children’s hospital
Paris and Tyson Fury welcomed their sixth child, Athena Fury, on Sunday
The boxer, 32, revealed on Tuesday that his daughter was back in intensive care, just hours after she came off the ventilator following her first ICU admission
Tyson has started a GoFundMe page to raise money for the hospital where his daughter was born, with the total fund reaching over £30,000
In February Paris revealed that her daughter was due in August, but stated that she was likely to go into labour early due to an undisclosed medical condition
The couple are already parents to Venezuela, 10, Prince John James, eight, Prince Tyson II, four, Valencia, three, and Prince Adonis Amaziah, 16 months

Tyson Fury’s baby daughter was dead for three minutes before being resuscitated by ‘miracle workers’ at Liverpool children’s hospital.

The newborn is currently in intensive care, and while Athena is said to be ‘stable’, Tyson’s father John revealed that things had been touch and go earlier tin the week.

‘It’s been a bit of a white knuckle ride, we’ve had a lot to deal with,’ John told BT Sport.

‘But we’ve come out on the other side due to professionalism of Alder Hey Hospital in Liverpool, they’re the best children’s hospital in the country if not the world.

‘They’ve been really magnificent, they’ve really saved her life because she was dead for three minutes and they brought her back, it’s onwards and upwards from today.’

Earlier in the day, Tyson shared an update on his newborn daughter Athena’s condition, saying she has had a ‘stable day’ without using a breathing ventilator.

The boxer, 33, – who shares the little one with wife Paris, 31, – took to Instagram on Thursday to say that she was ‘doing well’ but is still in intensive care ‘for now’.

Alongside a picture of her in hospital he wrote: ‘Update for everyone. Baby Athena is doing well & has had a stable day off ventilator, thanks to everyone for the prayers, still in ICU for now.

‘Thanks to all the DRs & nurses. God bless you all.’

Meanwhile, Tyson later shared a snap of his sweet birthday card ‘signed’ by his newborn daughter as he marked his 33rd birthday.

The special card featured tiny footprints belonging to his baby in pink and yellow, alongside the heartwarming message which read: ‘To daddy, happy birthday, I love you with all my heart Athena xxx.’

Beside on set of footprints were the words: ‘Athena four days old.’

The couple revealed that Athena was born on Sunday and taken straight to the ICU afterwards but didn’t give any further details.

In February Paris revealed she was due sometime in August, but stated that she was likely to go into labour early due to an undisclosed medical condition.

It come a day after Paris shared a sweet video of her baby in hospital, after the tot was re-admitted to intensive care.

The mother-of-six took to her Instagram stories on Wednesday morning to film her little girl, where she revealed that she has a ‘big day today’.

It came as Tyson raised over £30,000 for children’s charity Alder Hey Family House Trust who run the Ronald McDonald House in Liverpool.

The sweet clip sees little Athena lying in her cot with what appears to be a breathing aid attached while her mother films her.

Captioning her video, Paris penned: ‘My beautiful baby girl this morning. More awake now and sucking her dummy.’

She added: ‘She has a big day today, please God it goes well’, alluding to a possible medical procedure for the tot.

It follows Tyson successfully raising over £30,000 for the children’s charity Alder Hey Family House Trust, whom he credits for supporting him and his family during this difficult time.

Taking to Twitter on Tuesday, Tyson thanked his followers for their fundraising efforts and told how they had raised £27,000 in just 5 hours.

He wrote: ‘When the power of social media is utilised for good it’s beautiful to witness. We’ve raised over £27k in 5 hours @RMHCUK

‘Thank you all. Please continue to support this cause, raise awareness for an independent charity that depends on donations.’

However, at the time of writing, the amount had actually soared, with the total currently standing at £32,154.

It comes after Tyson revealed that his newborn daughter was back in intensive care, just hours after she came off the ventilator following her first ICU admission.

The boxer, whose daughter was born on Sunday, took to Instagram on Tuesday to share a snap of his baby girl where he announced the news.

Alongside the photo of a sleeping Athena in which she’s hooked up to various wires, the father-of-six, penned: ‘Baby Athena is back on icu, please keep her in your prayers’

In February Paris revealed that her daughter was due sometime in August, but stated that she was likely to go into labour early due to an undisclosed medical condition.

Speaking on Loose Women after announcing her pregnancy, she said: ‘I usually have a condition that makes the babies come a bit earlier so it will probably be the beginning of August, which is better for me, the last few weeks are terrible!’

Tyson’s wife Paris previously shared the first snap of their baby daughter on Monday following the tot’s first admission to intensive care which saw have a ventilator to help with her breathing.

Taking to her Instagram stories, the mother-of-six, 31, uploaded the adorable snap of her baby girl wrapped up in a blanket shortly after she came off the ventilator.

Captioning the image, Paris gave an update on Athena’s health, writing: ‘Thank God she’s doing well and thank you for all your messages, thoughts and prayers.

The sweet image saw little Athena asleep in a white baby grow, while wrapped up warm in a blanket featuring a bubby swinging on a swing adorned with pink flowers.

 

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