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By Michele Munro Kemper,Jennifer Kemper Sinconis

ISBN-10: 0615354033

ISBN-13: 9780615354033

this can be the genuine tale of the heart-wrenching fight for survival, devastating monetary loss, and the facility of wish that incorporates tremendous 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 melancholy and tragedy, pleasure and laughter. I couldn’t positioned it down and that i desire you discover it an analogous way...perhaps simply no longer so past due into the wee hours of the night.

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

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

With below a 20% likelihood of survival at start, the medical professionals warned; “If the infants have the ability to live on, they've got an eighty% likelihood of debilitating issues--including cerebral palsy, respiring matters, and critical studying disabilities.” the second one version of A Pound of desire provides the a lot awaited five-year glance again in this harrowing begin in lifestyles. learn the unforeseen consequence (I won’t wreck the shock here!) of those one-pound miracle infants.

The backdrop atmosphere for this tale of survival is one among financial ruin. This relations is bankrupted through the unrelenting scientific expenditures to save lots of their infants. They lose everything--savings and retirement debts are emptied; property are offered and their home is misplaced as they fall into the bottomless pit of scientific financial disaster.

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

Our society has constructed machines and methods to maintain and expand existence opposed to all odds. yet at what expense? households afflicted with the monetary burden of catastrophic clinical money owed will see their monetary balance, their destiny, even their very viability as a relatives slip away. If technological know-how can shop the infants, who will shop the family?

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