It all started with every parent’s nightmare. A mother knew her babies were in danger when they came early (even for twins). Then, in what must have been a surreal moment of anguish, doctors came and told her that her son had died, and there was nothing more that could be done. They put his body in her arms so she could say goodbye.
“I wanted to meet him and to hold him and for him to know us,” Kate Ogg told Ann Curry in her interview. “If he was on his way out of the world, we wanted for him to know who his parents were and to know that we loved him before he died.”
But then something surprising happened. He began to move. Nurses told her this was reflex, and should not be misinterpreted as signs of life. Then he opened his eyes. Then he began to breathe regularly, and took milk. Her son is still with them, and is just as healthy as his sister. Continue reading