We hear the stories of bad teen moms every day. The ones that abandon their children or leave them at home alone. But where are the stories that encourage and uplift other expectant and teen mothers? If Caitlin Tiller is any indication, they’re hidden and tucked away because adults fear these stories will glorify and promote teen pregnancy.
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Stacy Martinez, 25, had just given birth to twin girls via Cesarean when she suddenly became unresponsive. Staff quickly learned that Stacy had developed an amniotic embolism. It had stopped her heart and, at best, she had only a 40 percent chance of survival.
Carolyn Murdoch’s 35th week of pregnancy started out as a mini vacation with some of her girlfriends and her daughter, Annabelle. They were headed off to the Horseshoe Resort in Barrie. But early Sunday morning brought the realization that the stomach cramps she’d been having were actually contractions, and they were coming closer and closer together.