Doctors Misdiagnose Miscarriage

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preemie babyRachel Lennard was told she suffered a miscarriage when she was seven weeks into her pregnancy. Heartbroken. After having to wait days for an ultrasound, she then then she found out she hadn't miscarried and was still pregnant

Can you imagine how excited she must have been? After those few minutes where she must have been really pissed at her doctors for that misdiagnosis!?

You would think that would be enough bad news for one pregnancy, but at just 25 weeks and a little over half way through her pregnancy, Rachel's water broke when she was picking up her older son from school.

She was rushed to a hospital where just one week later baby Faith was born with serious health issues and weighing just over one pound. After spending two more months in a neonatal unit, Faith was released and allowed to go home. That means this "Miracle Baby"is coming home to celebrate Christmas with her mother and father and 3-year-old brother Calum.

If that's not enough -- after enduring all of that, Baby Faith was sent home on the day of her actual due date. I don't know about you, but reading a story like that makes me believe in miracles after all.

Congratulations to the Lennard family! I'm sure this will be a Christmas they will never forget!

Do you believe in miracles? Are you surprised that a doctor would tell a mother to prepare for the worst without a scan or an ultrasound to back it up?


Image via Daily Mail

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WolfL... WolfLady81

WOWWW!!!!  Was my first thought, and Congratulations!!!! :D I'm glad it all worked out in the end and this will definately be the christmas to be thankful for all things coming your way, Bless you and all your family this Christmas season :) angelbaby 1stholiday

momto... momtothemax2910

What a blessed Christmas! No greater gift than that!

miche... micheledo

I wonder if she was pregnant with twins?  I have heard of women who miscarry one and still carry the second one.  So glad the baby is doing well and able to be home for Christmas!!  What a wonderful story.

oreo91 oreo91

wow what a blessing

zades... zadesmom1998

This story gave me chills. I was told by three different ob/gyns to go ahead and abort my ds because I had 9 previous miscarriages. He was born the day before his due date ten pounds one ounce twenty four inches. I completly believe in miracles.

-AJ -AJ

Incredible story! What a wonderful gift for all. =]

teddy... teddysmama09

When I was 12 weeks pregnant the docotr didn't hear the babies heart beat. He did an ultra sound right there in the room and there was our little jumping bean bouncing around, healthy as could be. I figured that was standard procedure when a heart beat wasn't heard, until I read about other mothers who were told they had miscarried as early as 9 weeks when the HB wasn't audible.


I am so happy things worked out for this family and they have their little girl at hom : )

Carey... Carey2006

or a blood test.....


 


CONGRATS to the Lennard family! !!!!!


HAPPY BIRTHDAY BABY FAITH!!!!!!!!!!!!!

Freela Freela

What a heartwarming story! I've known a few people told they had miscarried when, in fact, they hadn't... generally a combination of bleeding in pregnancy coupled with an u/s where the baby measured behind for dates and a h/b couldn't be seen, but was picked up a few days later. When it comes to early pregnancy, a few says can mean a big difference between a baby that looks viable on u/s and a baby that doesn't. Congrats to the family- she's beautiful!

jalaz77 jalaz77

Awe this is definitely a miracle!!! No other way to put it.

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