Having a baby is an amazing experience, and being blessed with twins makes it even more magical. Raising twins means more work. Double the diaper changing, double the laundry, and double the crying and fussing instead of going to sleep. It can very difficult for new parents to handle, and Kerrie and Owen Keen know this all too well. These new parents had an even bigger problem that all parents wish they never face, and one of their twin boys was suffering from severe medical problems. It wasn’t until they placed his twin brother in the incubator that they realized the incredible bond between the two boys and slide #4 is almost too heartwarming to bear!
12. This Loving Couple Couldn’t Wait To Start A Family
Kerrie and Owen Keen of Scotland were excited to spend the rest of their lives together. Having children was something both of them wanted to do, and in 2013 Kerrie found out that she was pregnant. The couple was even more excited to be expecting two bundles of joy instead of one. They couldn’t wait for the arrival of their baby boys.
11. The Twin Boys Finally Arrived
Kerrie gave birth to twin boys in April of 2013. She had an emergency c-section, and the couple loving welcomed both boys into the world. Unfortunately, they were about to start a long journey that would take great strength and perseverance to get through. You won’t believe how far they come in slide #2!
10. One Boy’s Health Was Declining Rapidly
Their son Lucas was thriving, but Cooper was not doing quite as well. The nurses continued to monitor his dangerously low glucose levels, and what happened next shocked everyone. Cooper’s condition was more serious than anyone ever imagined, and it was going to take a lot of determination for him to pull through.
9. Cooper’s Condition Continued To Worsen
The little boy began to suffer from seizures, and the doctors couldn’t figure out what exactly was wrong with the newborn. His oxygen levels dropped dramatically, and Cooper’s parents didn’t know how to handle their boy’s dangerous condition. Once the doctors revealed what was going on with Cooper’s brain, his parents feared for the worst.
8. The Doctors Tried To Find The Cause Of Cooper’s Medical Problems
His condition took doctors and nurses by surprise. They had a feeling Cooper didn’t get enough nutrients while in the womb. This was due to a problem with the placenta, and Cooper then had a stroke. Doctors had to take action fast. Cooper’s life was on the line, and they had to do everything in their power to save him.