Louisville woman pregnant with conjoined twins
TRIMESTER PREGNANT WITH TWINS THAT THE MAJORITY OF DOCRSTO HAVE STATED WON’T MAKE IT THROUGH CHARLA COOK DOES WHAT EVERY MOMMY WOULDHE S HOLDS ON TO HOPE? I HONESTLY WISH GOD JUSTOT PERFORM SOME SORT OF MIRACLES THE POSSIBILITY HER CHILDREN WOULD MAKE IT THROUGH WAS SO LOW. ESHAS W GIVEN THE OPPORTUNITY TO END HER PREGNANCY, BUT DECLINED CURRENTLY A MOTHER TO 3 COOKING HER SPOUSE HAD DESIRED PREPARED AND WISHED ANOTHER PREGNANCY. WE WERE EXTREMELY THRILLED TO WELCOME OUR FOURTH AND FINAL CHILD, BUT THEN TO HEAR THIS NEWS IT WAS DEVASTATING BUT IT WASN’T EVEN UP UNTIL HALFWAY THROUGH THE PREGNANCY THAT THE COOK HOUSEHOLD UNDERSTOOD. THEY WERE ANTICIPATING TWINS AT A REGULAR PHYSICIAN’S CONSULTATION AT 21 WEEKS. CHARLA WAS THE ONE TO NOTIFICATION WHAT SEEMED 2 HEADS ON THE ULTRASOUND THE TECH VALIDATED IT And After That LEFT TO GE AT PHYSICIAN. ESH RETURNED IN AND CONTINUED TO SCAN A BIT. AND TNHE SHE TOLD ME THAT SHE BELIEVES THAT THEY WERE LINKED THE TWINS AS IT ENDED UP SHARE ALL AND SEVERAL ORGANS MAKING IT NEAYRL DIFFICULT TO SEPARATE THEM. THE MAJORITY OF PHYSICIANS STATED IT COULDN’T BE DONEUT B ONE GROUP IN FLORIDA WANTS TO SHOT THAT’S THE ONLY HOLLING TO SHOT THAT’S THE ONLY SPITAL THAT HAS TOLD United States THAT SO AFTER WE THAT NEWSE W HAD WISH FOR SOMETHING AFTER HEARING MANY NEGATIVE THINGS FROM MANY PLACES AND PROFESSIONALS AND TTHA HOPE THE WHISPER OF A YES AFTER WEEKS OF NOSE. STJU IT’S SIMPLY BEEN FRUSTRATING IS ALL A MOT
Louisville mom pregnant with adjoined twins: ‘I understand they’re fighters’
Charla Cook and her partner are holding out hope their twin children endure birth and will be strong enough to have a surgical treatment to separate them.
In her 3rd trimester, pregnant with twins that many medical professionals have actually stated will not endure, Charla Cook does what every mom would: She holds on to hope.”I honestly pray for God just to perform some type of miracle,” Prepare informed WLKY.The possibility her children would endure was so low, she was offered the possibility to end her pregnancy, however declined. Currently a mother to 3, Cook stated she and hre partner had actually desired, prepared and wished another pregnancy.”We were very excited to welcome our fourth and final baby. But then to hear this news, it was devastating,” Prepare admitted.But it wasn’t up until midway through the pregnancy that she and her partner recognized they were anticipating twins. At a regular medical professionals visit at 21 weeks along, Prepare discovered what seemed 2 heads on the ultrasound. The tech verified it and after that left the space, returning with a physician. “She came back in and she continued to scan a little bit and then she told me she thought they were connected,” she remembered.The twins, as it ended up, share a heart wall, however each have their own hearts. Nevertheless, there are a number of shared organs consisting of a liver, that makes it almost difficult to separate them. Most doctors said it could not be done, but one team in Florida is willing to try.”That’s the only hospital that has told us that. So after we heard that news, we had hope for something after hearing so many negative things from so many places and professionals,” Cook said.The journey so far, she said, has been overwhelming, but she remains hopeful for a miracle.”The girls have survived so far, so I know they’re fighters,” Cook said.A fundraising page has been set up to help the family with travel and medical expenses.
In her third trimester, pregnant with twins that most doctors have said won’t survive, Charla Cook does what every mother would: She clings to hope.
“I honestly pray for God just to perform some type of miracle,” Cook told WLKY.
The probability her daughters would survive was so low, she was given the chance to end her pregnancy, but refused. Already a mom to three, Cook said she and hre husband had wanted, planned and prayed for another pregnancy.
“We were very excited to welcome our fourth and final baby. But then to hear this news, it was devastating,” Cook admitted.
But it wasn’t until halfway through the pregnancy that she and her husband realized they were expecting twins. At a routine doctors appointment at 21 weeks along, Cook noticed what appeared to be two heads on the ultrasound. The tech confirmed it and then left the room, returning with a doctor.
“She came back in and she continued to scan a little bit and then she told me she thought they were connected,” she remembered.
The twins, as it turned out, share a heart wall, but each have their own hearts. However, there are a number of shared organs consisting of a liver, which makes it almost difficult to separate them. Many medical professionals stated it might not be done, however one group in Florida wants to attempt.
“That’s the only hospital that has told us that. So after we heard that news, we had hope for something after hearing so many negative things from so many places and professionals,” Prepare said.
The journey up until now, she stated, has actually been frustrating, however she stays confident for a wonder.
“The girls have survived so far, so I know they’re fighters,” Cook said.
A fundraising page has actually been established to assist the household with travel and medical expenditures.
Jobber Wiki author Frank Long contributed to this report.