When most expectant parents go in for the first ultrasound, there are a ton of emotions that run through them as they wait to see their baby for the first time.
Two of the most common are excited and nervous.
The biggest hope is that things are developing perfectly, which is usually followed by an internal debate as to whether or not you want to know if you’re having a boy or girl.
In some very rare cases, you find out there’s not one bun in the oven but two!
Katrina and Tony Frydlewicz had all of those same emotions when they went in for their ultrasound, but what doctors found left them feeling helpless.
Their unborn son had Hypoplastic left heart syndrome or HLHS – a birth defect that affects blood flow on the left side of the heart where it doesn’t form correctly.
One in 4,300 babies are born with the condition in the U.S. and sadly, many don’t make it through the first year.
Head to the next page to see how Katrina and Tony’s bold decision has given hope to thousands of families…