Mother Katy Evans was only 16 weeks pregnant when her waters unexpectantly broke. When she and her husband arrived at the hospital she was diagnosed with preterm pre-labor rupture of membranes, a condition that caused amniotic fluid to drain from her womb. Doctors told Katy and her husband that their precious baby had only a 1% chance of survival and she was encouraged to abort. But the loving parents refused!
“I told her that no, I didn’t want an abortion. I said that I wanted nature to take its course.” Katy said.
While on bed-rest, Katy spent her time researching her condition and remaining positive about her outcome.
“I joined Facebook support groups on my phone, read medical papers and exchanged messages with other moms. I discovered that, in reality, there seemed to be a much higher rate of survival in these cases than the one per cent figure from official statistics. That gave me hope.”
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