When women find out they are pregnant, it can be one of the most exciting, emotional, and scary moments of their lives. They are suddenly responsible for another life and this can bring mixed feelings of joy, but also fear. Sometimes almost immediately, their maternal instincts start to kick in as their mind and body prepare for the miracle of life. The expectant mothers start to plan and get ready for to welcome their little bundle of joy into the world just nine months later.
One thing that’s truly awful about pregnancy is that sometimes things don’t go according to plan and something can go wrong pretty much at any moment. That’s what happened to one Oklahoma woman when she was pregnant with her second child. She found out that her child had no chance of survival, but she decided to carry the baby to term anyway. The reasoning behind it is so heart-warming because it involves saving another life, though her daughter didn’t get the chance to live the life her parents had planned for her.
Keri Young is an Oklahoma native who has a beautiful four-year-old son and a loving husband of ten years. Currently, she is pregnant for the third time. Unfortunately Young’s second child, Eva, was diagnosed with a terminal illness before she was even born, but the baby girl’s legacy will continue to live on thanks to this incredible story.
Keri and her husband Royce made the difficult decision to carry their daughter to full term because they wanted something good to come from her life. This is Eva’s heart-breaking, yet heart-warming story.