BAKERSFIELD, Calif. - (UPDATE: October 15, 8:55 p.m.) Brayden's family shared a post on Facebook with an image showing Brayden listening to his new heart for the first time. Brayden is now breathing on his own.
(UPDATE: October 13, 2018 9:01 a.m.) Brayden's family shared a post on Facebook saying that he had a great night and that he woke up 2:30 a.m. with his mom and dad by his side.
"Today I could see his heart squeezing... it looks so strong!"
(UPDATE: October 12, 2018 3:33 p.m.) Brayden's family shared a post on Facebook saying that they should be able to hear his voice in just a few more days.
(UPDATE: October 12, 2018 10:40 a.m.) Brayden had a stable night. His family says his numbers and blood work look good, and that he is still being paralyzed to allow his body to heal. His family also says that doctors are looking at lowering lowering settings today to see if his heart and lungs are ready.
(UPDATE: October 11, 2018 10:15 p.m.) Brayden's family shared a photo of Brayden following his surgery. The post says that Brayden is doing good but is struggling in a few areas. They said that he is stable and everything he is going through is expected with a high risk transplant with pulmonary hypertension.
(UPDATE: October 11, 2018 8:56 a.m) Brayden's family posted this picture of the many monitors being used to look over Brayden.
The Bakersfield Police Department also tweeted to Brayden, giving him their support and well-wishes.