Late last week, Mallory's doctor recommended she take time off and rest at home prior to the arrival of Baby Brooks. As you may have noticed, Jancey Sheats has been filling in on the KARK 4 Today anchor desk alongside Matt Mosler.
Mallory taped a message for everyone to provide an update on her health and pregnancy:
I just wanted to let you know I won't be at work for awhile. I will miss you all so much. But at this stage in my pregnancy, my doctor recommended that I stay home and stay away from work for awhile to keep this baby healthy.
I had a few pregnancy complications; nothing too serious. The baby is healthy -- I'm healthy -- but to keep us healthy, the doctor recommended that I not be working the shift that I was working.
I will miss you all so much. I'll be back when I'm back. I can't wait to introduce you to this baby girl.
In the meantime, thank you to Jancey for filling in. She's so wonderful. She's doing such a great job.
And, keep me up to date with everything that's going on. If you have any good book recommendations, movie recommendations -- anything to get me through these few weeks to keep this baby girl healthy.
I can't wait to see you all very, very soon. Thank you for all the messages so far. I can't tell you how much it means.
If you'd like to leave Mallory a message (or give her a book or movie recommendation), you can visit her Facebook page.