Jaden was born with Spina Bifida Myelomeningocele and Hydrocephalus. He went straight from the hospital and into the Foster Care system. Ryann had just signed up to be a Foster mom, and agreed to take Jaden in. When Jaden when he was 17 months old, Ryann officially adopted Jaden.
Early on in Krystal’s pregnancy, she was told that their baby, Amnesty, had Spina Bifida. Dr.’s said Amnesty would have little leg function, and there may be issues with her brain being squeezed by excess fluid, causing brain damage and bladder issues. They were also told her had a congenital heart defect (CHD). Krystal and Dusty saw many different doctors throughout the pregnancy, many said they should terminate the pregnancy.
Cindy and Mike are the parents of Evan who is now 29 years old and has Spina Bifida. During an ultrasound, Evan was diagnosed with Spina Bifida and Cindy and Mike were encouraged many times to abort him. When Evan was born, he stayed 17 days in the hospital and was also diagnosed with a rare kidney disease that was life-threatening. Cindy and Mike were lucky enough to find a great doctor who applauded them for not terminating their pregnancy, and was able to help them through their new journey. Evan is now a young man that is full of life; he is involved in many different activities, including a soccer team and a singing group.