Katie and Daniel Church were sent to Community Children’s in early October 2017. Their twin boys, still in utero, were facing a serious placental-sharing issue that was imperiling the pregnancy. The couple wasn’t sure one or both of the twins would even survive.
“Our situation was pretty intense,” Katie said. “Dr. Fausett and Dr. Holbrook at CMC monitored our little guys from 21 weeks to 32 weeks. We met with the doctors three times a week until 30 weeks and then every day from 30 weeks until 32 weeks. Every day we balanced the risks of staying pregnant versus delivering the boys. But thanks to the doctors’ dedication – and the outstanding care they provided us – we are blessed with two precious sons.”
“Our little one, Teddy, ended up having a number of health problems after birth. But I’m convinced that if we had delivered any earlier than 32 weeks, he wouldn’t have made it. Dr. Holbrook and Dr. Fausett followed the right plan of action for us and delivered our babies safely. We waited as long as possible to give our sons the best chance of a normal life, which now they both will have!”
“Charlie is now thriving and Teddy is catching up,” continued Katie. “But if it weren’t for those two incredible doctors, we would have lost both our boys. Dr. Holbrook and Dr. Fausett treated our babies as if they were their own and brought our adorable sons into this world safely. We are so grateful to them and the entire dedicated team at Community!”