Mom to Faith Elizabeth
December 27, 2010
Upstate, New York
Five years ago I became pregnant with my second child. My husband and I were beyond excited to grow our family and to see our 3 year old daughter, Julianna become a big sister.
My pregnancy progressed as normal and I will never forget this date. August 31, 2010 was the big day! The day we were scheduled for our 20 week ultrasound and we would find out if our baby was a girl or a boy! This day forever changed the lives of myself, and my husband and daughter.
That day we learned that our unborn baby had a rare and fatal condition called anencephaly. This happens early in the pregnancy and it’s a condition that causes the bones of the baby’s skull to never fully close, which exposes the brain. Our baby had a severe case and was missing skull from the eyebrows upwards. [Read more…]