Family finds hope after multiple miscarriages


THEIR FAMILY>>THERE’S CONNOR, CHASE, NAVEAH. CAROLYN: THE NAMES COME EASILY FOR TONYA HARLAN, BUT THE STORY BEHIND THEM IS MUCH MORE DIFFICULT.>>YOU LEARN TO NOT GET YOUR HOPES UP TOO MUCH. CAROLYN: HARLAN HAS BEEN PREGNANT 14 TIMES. 11 OF THOSE CHILDREN DIE BEFORE BIRT.>>I ALWAYS KNEW BEFORE THEY TOLD ME ON ULTRASOUND. CAROLYN SHE SUFFERED : MISCARRIAGES AND STILL BIRTHS, AND AT TIMES, SHE CONSIDERED GIVING UP, >>IT WAS MY 10TH PREGNANCY AND HE WAS SIX MONTHS ALONG. AND THERE WAS NOTHING WRONG. HE WAS JUST GONE. CAROLYN THROUGH IT ALL, HARLAN : AND HER HUSBAND JOE NEVER LOST HOPE, THEIR THREE LIVING DAUGHTERS ARE PREGNANCIES 3, 11, AND 14, AND EACH WAS BORN EARLY. THE GIRLS ALL SPENT WEEKS IN THE NEO-NATAL INTENSIVE CARE UNIT GROWING STRONGER, AND BIGGER, AND HEALTHIER EACH DAY. THEIR PARENTS CALL THEM MIRACLES.>>IT WASN’T REALLY HARD. YOUR NATURAL INSTINCTS TO BE A MOTHER KICKED IN. CAROLYN KENTUCKY’S PRE-TERM : BIRTH RATE IS JUST MORE THAN 11% WHICH IS HIGHER THAN THE U.S. RATE OF 9.8%. DR. WHITNEY JAMIE WORKS AT NORTON’S MATERNAL FETAL MEDICINE. SHE DELIVERED TWO OF THE HARLANS’ THREE DAUGHTERS.>>THERE WAS ALWAYS A LITTLE ANXIETY WHEN HER NAME WOULD SHOW UP ON THE SCHEDULE BECAUSE IT’S LIKE, OH GOSH, WHAT ARE WE GOING TO DO THIS TIME TO MAKE IT THROUGH. BUT, WE DID IT. CAROLYN DOCTOR JAMIE’S CARE HAD : SUCH A POSITIVE IMPACT ON THE FAMILY, THEY GREET HER WITH FLOWERS AND HUGS.>>SHE WORKS WHERE SHE SHOULD, CARING FOR PEOPLE AND THEIR UNBORN BABIES. >>THE BEST PART IS HOLDING THAT BABY IN THE DELIVERY ROOM AND SEEING THE SMILE ON THOSE PARENTS’ FACES AFTER EVERYTHING , THEY’VE BEEN THROUGH. CAROLYN MADISON, BROOKLYN, AND : ANJOELINA ARE THRIVING, HAPPY GIRLS. THEIR PARENTS SAY, EVEN THOUGH THE FAMILY HAS BEEN THROUGH A

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