SAN FRANCISCO (KPIX 5) - Family members of 13-year-old Jahi McMath are holding out hope for a miracle recovery after a routine procedure has left the girl brain dead.
Last week, McMath went in to Children's Hospital Oakland to get her tonsils removed.
She was supposed to go home the next day, but her grandmother noticed severe bleeding from her nose and mouth after the procedure. She soon went into cardiac arrest.
The child is now hooked up to a ventilator and doctors are telling mother Nailah Winkfield she won't recover.