The girls have now been separated and are home and thriving better than we could have imagined!! We are so grateful to those who have helped our family navigate the financial aspects of this journey, but it is still not over. We finally were able to move out of my parents place and get our own but rent is not cheap by any means and we are still down an income since I have to stay home with the girls. And we have random other expenses that we weren't expecting like some of the girls meds are being charged for the way they are prepared which comes out to about $200 a month.
We also have to make many trips back and forth to philly. We will be headed up there for about a week the beginning of February and then for a month somewhere between march and April. Each of these times we are not guaranteed a room at the Ronald McDonald house since there is always a waiting list so we need to be prepared to afford hotels and food as well as other expenses that come with making a 12 hour trip with two medically complex 18 month olds. Anything helps and we would be so grateful!
God has truly blessed our family through the kindness of others and we can't wait for the day when we can help another family struggling the way that we are now.
My Husband and I found out we were expecting on Janurary 11th 2016. We were ecstatic to say the least. We then at our first ultrasound found out that we were expecting twins, but that our twins were very special, and very rare. We are expecting conjoined twins. There are a few different types of conjoined twins, and ours are considered Craniopagus twins, which means they are conjoined at the head. They are only found once or twice in every 2.5 million live births and only represent 2%-6% of all conjoined twins. We have decided to do everything we can to give our twins a fighting chance at life and we already love them more than we could ever imagine.
Any and all support is such a blessing and are so grateful to those who have already donated. We have some medical insurance but are not sure if they will cover any out of state procedures, which will account for a lot of my care including their birth. We also will be having to travel several times and that is never cheap. I also ended up quitting my nanny job because of so many unknowns with this pregnancy including all of the extra doctor appointments. So we are down to only one income which difficultFollow our blog HERE