• Tarek El Moussa is an HGTV star
  • He appeared alongside his ex-wife Christina Haak in Flip or Flop 
  • He shares two children with Haak, Brayden, 6, and Taylor, 11

Tarek El Moussa and his ex-wife Christina Haak went through the unimaginable as parents. Over the weekend, their youngest child together, Brayden, 6, was rushed to the hospital for stomach pains.

Brayden El Moussa is recovering from surgery

Brayden El Moussa is a little trooper! The youngster was rushed to the hospital over the weekend after he complained about having intense stomach pains. As it turned out, the 6-year-old needed an emergency appendectomy.

Brayden, who was staying with his mom, had to be rushed to the ER where he not only had to undergo the appendectomy but also the removal of his Meckel's Diverticulum. Tarek's wife, Selling Sunset star Heather Rae Young also posted about the shocking moment. 

Young captioned the who shared that she and Tarek were "woken up to a call that as a parent & step parent you never want to wake up to."

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Young also shared in her post that it was the "scariest day of our life", but said they are all "so thankful it was caught early."

Haak also shared a post on her Instagram, and said that for her, there's no fear like "seeing your child in excruciating pain". 

Tarek and Christina co-parent their two children together, Brayden and Taylor, and seem to be on better terms as of late.

Young said in her post that "It's times like these we band together as a family".

Hopefully Brayden is all healed soon!