When one mom gave birth to a healthy baby boy, she couldn’t have been happier. However, her joy soon turned to despair when doctors saw her placenta. It was in such a state, in fact, that the medical team made the bold move to leave it inside her.
That mom was Kristen Terlizzi, who lives in Los Gatos in California. She resides there with her husband Jeff, whom she married in October 2010. And four years after their wedding, the couple received some good news – namely, that they were expecting their second baby together.
At first, Terlizzi’s pregnancy went smoothly; at the beginning of her third trimester, however, the situation became substantially more perilous. “Around 28 weeks in pregnancy, my ultrasound images started looking suspicious,” Terlizzi revealed in an interview with Stanford Health Care.