Both of their daughters were diagnosed in utero with a fatal form of Dwarfism. They chose to continue with the pregnancy, and doctors couldn’t give them statistics, because everyone else they knew that received the same diagnosis chose to abort.
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Katherine and Jeff: Ellis-Van Creveld Syndrome- Update
Katherine and Jeff have two daughters with Ellis-Van Creveld syndrome- which is considered to be a fatal form of Dwarfism. To everyone's surprise, not only did both girls live after birth, but they are now thriving and, living joy-filled lives- nothing like what...
Rebekah and Chris: Achondroplasia (Dwarfism)
Rebekah and Chris have Achondroplasia, a form of Dwarfism. They have 2 children, one that has Dwarfism, and one that does not. Rebekah and Chris open up about what it’s like living as a little person, and how they feel now that they have a daughter with the same condition. Rebekah is a great resource to parents who receive a Dwarfism diagnosis for their child.
Gwen: Asparagine Synthetase Deficiency
Gwen is the mother of Claire and Lola, teenagers with asparagine synthetase deficiency or ASNS. Both Claire and Lola have microcephaly as a result of ASNS. Despite this, they have filled their family and community with love. Finding Happiness and Joy The...
Kelly and Zac: Achondroplasia
When their son is born with Achondroplasia, Kelly and Zac rely on God for comfort and strength in order to find peace with their new family dynamic.
Katherine and Jeff: Ellis-Van Creveld syndrome
A routine prenatal ultrasound showed Katherine’s baby had shorter limbs than was typical. Baby Arabella was misdiagnosed with fatal disorders twice while in utero. Katherine and Jeff refused to terminate the pregnancy. It wasn’t until she was born that they got...
When doctors first told Leslie that her daughter was measuring small, she didn’t put too much thought into it. She was told the same thing with her son, who was born perfectly healthy. However, after seeing a different doctor, he told her that her daughter would...
Katie and Nathan: Rhizomelic Chondrodysplasia Punctata, or RCDP
Katie and Nathan’s daughter, Claire, was diagnosed with a rare fatal condition called Rhizomelic chondrodysplasia punctata or RCDP. Even though Claire’s life expectancy is unknown, Katie and Nathan love spending time with her and have found joy with her...