By Michele Munro Kemper,Jennifer Kemper Sinconis

ISBN-10: 0615354033

ISBN-13: 9780615354033

this is often the real tale of the heart-wrenching fight for survival, devastating monetary loss, and the ability of desire that incorporates super untimely infants born approximately 4 months early. the dual infants arrived at 24 weeks gestation and every weighed a pound. think that, just like six sticks of butter!

It’s a riveting tale of depression and tragedy, pleasure and laughter. I couldn’t placed it down and that i wish you discover it an identical way...perhaps simply no longer so overdue into the wee hours of the night.

Re-told from journals, the tale unfolds like a medical-mystery. Will the twins live to tell the tale? Will they've got devastating disabilities?

The breath-taking velocity of life-altering judgements in a Neonatal in depth Care surroundings is like witnessing an accident--one you can’t undergo to observe and but so compelling you can’t glance away. keep on with the roller-coaster trip via heroics, scientific miracles, unrelenting worry, and heart-warming pleasure. The occasions of this real tale will make you cry. you can be appalled on the insensitivity of a few in the direction of this younger kinfolk. you may be offended on the gall of insurance firms that use "fine print" to disclaim insurance for sure clinical remedies. and you can have a good time with the miracle of lifestyles fought for and won.

With lower than a 20% probability of survival at beginning, the medical professionals warned; “If the infants have the ability to live to tell the tale, they've got an eighty% likelihood of debilitating issues--including cerebral palsy, respiring matters, and serious studying disabilities.” the second one version of A Pound of desire provides the a lot awaited five-year glance again in this harrowing commence in lifestyles. learn the unforeseen end result (I won’t smash the shock here!) of those one-pound miracle infants.

The backdrop environment for this tale of survival is considered one of bankruptcy. This kinfolk is bankrupted via the unrelenting clinical expenditures to avoid wasting their infants. They lose everything--savings and retirement bills are emptied; property are bought and their home is misplaced as they fall into the bottomless pit of clinical financial disaster.

Our leaders in medical insurance, scientific providers, and govt have didn't handle a gap within the very textile of our society. A gap so huge it swallows households at a time after they are experiencing life-threatening matters. For what's the aspect of scientific miracles if there is not any method to pay for them?

Our society has constructed machines and strategies to maintain and expand existence opposed to all odds. yet at what rate? households afflicted with the monetary burden of catastrophic scientific accounts will see their monetary balance, their destiny, even their very viability as a kinfolk slip away. If technological know-how can retailer the infants, who will keep the family?

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