Special bond” still working 2 ½ years later By Dave Andrusko We have nurses in our family and the stories my sisters have told us about critically ill children and the resourcefulness and staying power of families are probably the most moving first-person accounts I’ve ever heard. So I was not really surprised when I …Continue reading "Mutual “Hug of Life” helps twins born 13 weeks premature survive"
Editor’s note. Editor’s note. October is Down syndrome awareness month. We will be posting stories, new and old, all month. The following comes from our friends at SPUC–the Society for the Protection of Unborn Children. Every child is special, and Jodi and Matt Parry know that even better than most parents They are mum and …Continue reading "Doctor apologized that my twins had Down’s syndrome – but I wouldn’t swap them for the world"
Twins born at 24 weeks, six days By Dave Andrusko A British publication, The Sun, dubbed the survival of the extremely premature twins the “Death-Defying Duo.” Too dramatic a description for Jackson and Harley Lambert, now seven months old? Not really. Lizzie Parry tells us #1. “Between them, the pair who each weighed no more …Continue reading "Mom expects “my little miracles” to come home soon"
Born 12 weeks premature weighing the same as a loaf of bread By Dave Andrusko An experimental drug used to assist preemies with immature lung development is being credited with saving the life of a now 2-year-old toddler who weighed the same as a loaf of bread when she was born. Twins Sophie and Emily …Continue reading "Very immature preemie survives, thanks to experimental drug"
By Dave Andrusko Editor’s note. We ran this post a couple of years back and ever since then people will stumble across the story on the Internet and write me delighted by the account. Periodically I repost “The “best reaction” ever to an ultrasound?” There are few sights more delightful than watching people’s faces as …Continue reading "The “best reaction” ever to an ultrasound?"
Editor’s note. This is based on a post that appeared on the blog of SPUC–the Society for the Protection of Unborn Children and is reposted with permission. Becky Anderson refused doctors’ advice and saved her unborn twins, despite being told her cervical cancer could kill her. Becky, from Portsmouth, who was already mum to Morgan, 18, …Continue reading "Brave mum with cancer refuses abortion and gives birth to healthy twins"
By Dave Andrusko John Hamburg of Fetal Vision Imaging in Levittown, Pennsylvania, told David Moye of the Huffington Post that from the beginning, he knew there was something special about the ultrasound he took last week of Carissa Gill’s 25-week-old unborn baby. Which prompted this comment which appeared under the photo’s caption, posted on the …Continue reading "Unborn twins share a special bond–and a kiss"
By Sarah Terzo From an article in The Oklahoman When Oklahoma resident Pam Brown realized she was pregnant for the second time in 18 months, she felt like an abortion was her only option. At the clinic, the doctor performed an ultrasound to gauge how far along Brown was in her pregnancy. She saw something …Continue reading "Woman walks out of abortion clinic having seen twins on ultrasound"
Doctors feared “selective termination” very last resort By Dave Andrusko When Hayley Lampshire, 27, from Kidlington, Oxfordshire, England discovered her twins were suffering from an extremely rare condition, the odds were so daunting that (as she told Richard Hartley-Parkinson) “We were told that a selective termination would be a very last resort but we tried …Continue reading "Miracle twins save each other’s life by holding hands while still in the womb"
By Sarah Terzo From an article in The Oklahoman: When Oklahoma resident Pam Brown realized she was pregnant for the second time in 18 months, she felt like an abortion was her only option. At the clinic, the doctor performed an ultrasound to gauge how far along Brown was in her pregnancy. She saw something …Continue reading "Woman sees twins on ultrasound, walks out of abortion clinic"
By Christina Marie Bennett Editor’s note. This appeared at Live Action News prior to Christmas but the story was so sweet I knew you wish to read it. As a Client Services Manager at the ABC Women’s Center, I often take calls from women making pregnancy decisions. Some will call because they are in need …Continue reading "Pro-life counselor meets twins she helped save from abortion"
By Jay Hobbs Four years ago, Lauren came home from college for the weekend with an excruciating announcement to tell her parents. By the time she was packing up to head back to her dorm room, though, the right moment still hadn’t presented itself. Time was running out, and Lauren wasn’t going to be able …Continue reading "Proud Mom of Twin boys, Lauren Rejected the “Easy Way Out”"