Parker family trying to support baby after mother dies from complications

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PARKER, Colo. -- Having another baby girl was the answer to the Edmonds family's prayers. But 25 weeks into Jessica Edmonds' pregnancy, the unexpected happened.

She had a couple complications, and a placental abruption. She had to be taken to a hospital.

Edmonds gave birth to a girl. But after losing too much blood, Jessica Edmonds died more than two hours later.

"My whole world just stopped in an instant," her husband Keith Edmonds said. "It's just one day at a time now."

According to March of Dimes, about 1 in 100 pregnant women have placental abruptions, which can result in premature birth.

Keith Edmonds named their daughter Jessica in his wife's memory.  The newborn weighed only about 1 1/2 pounds.

Because Jessica Edmonds was a counselor, and dedicated her life to helping navigate others through life, close family friend Amanda Woodard, set up a GoFundMe page to help with the cost associated with baby Jessica's medical bills as she fights for her life.

Woodard hopes to help the family navigate through the toughest chapter of their lives.

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