“Abortion was never an option,” father says By Dave Andrusko During her first trimester Heather Kroeger, already the mother of five ages 4 to 17, found out that she was pregnant with twins. Her husband, Jason Kroeger, told Fox 19, “There’s that initial shock and a lot goes through your head but pretty quickly we …Continue reading "Mother of five gives birth to conjoined twins"
By Dave Andrusko Considering the conjoined twins were born in China, notorious for a viciously coercive population control program, which includes forced abortion and involuntary sterilization, their survival and subsequent successful separation is a multiple miracle. Reporting for the Daily Mail, Tracy You tells us that the mother, identified only by the surname of Liu, …Continue reading "Mother cannot bear to abort conjoined twins, baby girls born and then successfully separated"
By Dave Andrusko Imagine being only two-years-old and undergoing surgery at Lucile Packard Children’s Hospital in Stanford, California, so complicated it stretched out a whopping 17 hours. That’s what it took to separate conjoined twins Eva and Erika McDonald. On Wednesday, the hospital released a video of the twins who were separated a week ago …Continue reading "Family celebrates successful separation of conjoined twin sisters"
By Cassy Fiano Carter and Conner Mirabal were a rare set of conjoined twins — but not anymore. Their parents, Bryan Mirabal and Michelle Brantley, were shocked when they discovered last year that not only were they facing an unexpected pregnancy, but that they were having twin boys. Then they received the news that Carter …Continue reading "Conjoined twins, born after parents refused abortion, successfully separated"
By Dave Andrusko When Shellie Tucker was five-months pregnant, she and her husband, Greg, were told that their unborn daughters were conjoined. An obstetrician told the couple that the girls were unlikely to be separated successfully and advised an abortion. “As he was telling me, I could literally feel the girls kicking in my …Continue reading "Couple rejects abortion for conjoined daughters, two years later Allison and Amelia are thriving"
By Dave Andrusko Last week we wrote about one brave woman, Amanda Schulten, and her unborn twin daughters whom she has named Hope and Faith. Little did I know that Hope and Faith—connected at the torso, sharing a heart, a liver, and two lungs and kidneys—would be born that same day, although we did not …Continue reading "Hope and Faith are Delivered by C-Section to Mom who rejected abortion"
By Dave Andrusko Oh, gosh, what follows is the kind of entry that both makes you stand in awe and makes you weep. Many of you may already know, but I didn’t until today, the story of Amanda Schulten and her unborn twin daughters which she has named Hope and Faith. (Her story was first …Continue reading "Hope, Faith, and Amanda"