We first interviewed Katherine and Jeff when she was pregnant with their third daughter, Shiloh.
Both of their daughters were diagnosed in utero with EVC, which is considered to be a fatal form of Dwarfism. Arabella, who came first, was diagnosed, and then re-diagnosed with several conditions that were all fatal forms of Dwarfism, including Thanatophoric Dysplasia, Short Rib Polydactyly syndrome, and a major heart defect.She and her husband Jeff were told to either terminate the pregnancy, or plan a funeral. They chose to continue the pregnancy. Arabella is now a beautiful 3 year old. She was officially diagnosed with Ellis-van Creveld syndrome, a sub-type of Short Rib Polydactyly syndrome. This syndrome has a 30-50 percent survival rate.
When Katherine and Jeff discovered that she was expecting again, and baby Shiloh also showed signs of having EVC, as well as a major heart defect, they do not know if their baby would live, but were grateful for everyday they had with her.
Shiloh is now almost 1 1/2, she is happy and healthy.