triplets

‘There’s a second sac…and a third.’ My heart stopped. ‘Oh my God, triplets!’ All my plans were quickly whisked away.’: Mom births triplet rainbow babies after miscarriage, infertility, ‘It takes a village!’

“All of a sudden, I was terribly confused. ‘No way,’ I told the sonographer, half smiling and fully hoping she was joking. We left the OBGYN that day not knowing just how much God had in store for us. 27 weeks into my pregnancy, I began experiencing early contractions.”

‘He put his hands on my belly. ‘God, please give us twins.’ Then, we waited. ‘Here is baby 1, and baby 2.’ Talk about speechless!’: Couple has twins, then triplets after 7-year battle with infertility

“My husband made a joke as we walked out. ‘Imagine if we had TRIPLETS this time?’ Fast forward to our 1st ultrasound. The nurse practitioner saw one baby, then two babies. My husband asked, ‘What is that spec over there?’ I wish someone could have recorded our faces of shock.”

‘I texted my husband at work, ‘LOL, remember all those dreams I’ve been having about triplets?’ He stared at the computer screen for 45 minutes, taking it all in!’: After multiple miscarriages, mom births miracle triplets

“They began the ultrasound. I couldn’t see the screen, but I could see the tech’s face. There was no emotion! She looked at me and asked, ‘Are you here alone?’ I was bracing myself for bad news again. She turned the screen to me and said, ‘Here’s one, two, and three.’ THREE BABIES. I couldn’t believe it. There was a 1% chance.”

‘My daughters rushed across the hall. ‘Mommy, Bates is spitting up blood. You need to come.’ One of his arteries had opened in his throat.’: Mom urges ‘don’t take your children for granted’

“My son, Bates, was only 7 years old. He started coughing up blood uncontrollably – over and over. It wouldn’t stop. I remember the horrific scene of him leaning over the sink. Earlier that day, I’d been frustrated with him for not remembering to put something away. In this moment, I realized how trivial it seemed.”

‘3 weeks after our trip to Disney, I stared at a black and white image with a mass that took up a third of my son’s brain.’: Dad urges ‘never take a day of normalcy for granted’ during quarantine after losing son to brain tumor

“We were isolated for 28 days in the hospital room. He was immunocompromised. Our world consisted of hand sanitizer, hospital masks, and surgical gloves to avoid contamination. As we watch the news, we hear the increasing mortality rates for coronavirus, some 3%. I would’ve given anything to hear those numbers for my son. Normalcy was ripped from our hands.”

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