Jamie Lynn Spears’ 8-year-old Daughter, Maddie, Shows Signs of Improvement [Update]

Jamie Lynn Spears’ 8-year-old daughter, Maddie Aldridge, is showing signs of improvement after being flown to the hospital in critical condition, following an ATV accident on Sunday, Feb. 5.

Jamie Watson, Jamie Lynn’s husband and Maddie’s stepfather, took to his Instagram account to let the world know that Maddie is currently doing “better and better.” The picture he posted was of a shirt with the words “believe in miracles” printed on it. The caption of the post read, “Thank you to everyone for the prayers. Maddie is doing better and better. Thank ya’ll so much.”

Thank you to everyone for the prayers. Maddie is doing better and better. Thank y'all so much.

A photo posted by Jamie (@jamiewatson985) on

Maddie, was hospitalized after an ATV accident in which the child drove into a pond on family property and was submerged for a short period of time. According to reports, Maddie was airlifted to a hospital in New Orleans where she was in critical, but stable, condition.

According to a statement on People, supplied by the Spears family, Maddie is “aware of her surroundings and recognizes those family members who have kept a round-the-clock vigil since the accident.” She appears to not have “suffered any neurological consequences from the accident.”

Last night (Feb. 8) Maddie’s aunt, Britney Spears, also gave an update on her niece’s condition and thanked everyone for their prayers. Britney posted the following note on her Twitter account: “We are so grateful to share that Maddie is making progress. Thank you all for sending thoughts and prayers our way. Let’s all keep praying.”

NCD wishes Maddie a very speedy recovery.


Photo courtesy Jamie Lynn Spears Instagram