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During a recent performance, Keke Wyatt revealed her unborn baby has tested positive for Trisomy 13.

Trisomy 13 (also called Patau syndrome) is a genetic disorder in which a person has 3 copies of genetic material from chromosome 13, instead of the usual 2 copies. 

Babies born with Trisomy 13 often have heart defects, brain or spinal cord abnormalities, very small or poorly developed eyes (microphthalmia), extra fingers or toes, an opening in the lip (a cleft lip) with or without an opening in the roof of the mouth (a cleft palate), and weak muscle tone (hypotonia). 

Keke’s heartbreaking news comes less than a month after she excitedly announced her family was expecting baby no. 11.

In a post on her Instagram page, Keke chastised people who made rude and negative comments about her unborn child’s diagnosis.

The singer wrote:

I’d like to send a special prayer ???????? out for the rude, cruel people that took time out of their day to get on social media & make disparaging & morbid comments concerning my pregnancy.

This past weekend at my show I was very transparent with my amazing fans (who I see as family) about the status of my pregnancy.

I explained to them, the day after my maternity photo shoot my husband & I received the news that our baby tested positive for Trisomy 13 per the doctor.

It was a moment that wasn’t planned during my show but at the end of the day I felt in my spirit to share or encourage another women that might have to face this battle.

For all of the disgusting people out there that are wishing ill on me and my baby. Say what y’all want about me, I’m use to it…No weapon formed against me will prosper anyway????????. BUT a innocent unborn baby??

Be careful putting your mouth on people. I pray that God gives you grace when Life comes knocking on your front door & you won’t reap what u are sowing.

For all of the POSITIVE stories, emails and support I’m getting THANK YOU! I will not let the negativity drain all of my positive energy…. I work hard and my husband & I take care of ALL our children with NO help but GODS OoooooKaY!

We will continue to believe the report of the Lord! #GodsWillBeDone ????????????

See her original post below.

Keke is also mourning the passing of her grandmother, Beverly Jean Payne.

She took to social media writing:

I just need everybody to pray for me and my family.

This is so hard. I can’t believe the lady that I’m a mini me to is gone. My Granny, I’m so heartbroken ???? ????????????????????????????????????????????????????????????????????????????????????????????????What now???????????????

We used to joke about her having 9 babies after I had 9. Now I’m on 11. She said “Well baby, u beat me”!!! And her last words to me & my unborn baby were, “My life for this baby’s life”.

Ur so beautiful and I love ❤️ u Keke… ????????????????????????????????????????????????????????????????????

Lord plz help me/Us!!! Thank u Jesus she & my Pawpaw had the Holy Ghost!!!

I’ll see y’all in glory when God says so!!! #BillyRayPayne#BervelyJeanPayne RIP ???? ????????

See her original post below.

Please join me in uplifting Keke, her husband, family, and her forthcoming bundle of joy in prayer during this extremely difficult and trying time.

God is able.