Not to be confused with the popular iPhone app, but a Chicago woman became an "instagram" of sorts when she gave birth to her own daughter's baby. Cindy Reutzel, 53, gave birth to a healthy baby girl who was conceived using a fertilized egg from her own daughter, Emily Jordan. Reutzel offered to carry her daughter's baby after Jordan was diagnosed with cervical cancer in 2010. An operation to remove the cancer meant that Jordan was unable to have children on her own. "I can't describe what that was like after finding out you have cancer, after finding out your chance of ever carrying a baby is gone," Jordan said. "The thought of Emily and Mike not being able to have children and share that piece of their lives with someone just broke my heart," Reutzel said. "I want Emily to have that connection with another human being like I had with her." So that's when Reutzel, who hadn't given birth in three decades, offered to help Emily and Emily's husband, Mike, realize their dream of becoming parents. "What if I carried your baby for you?" Reutzel asked the couple.
Wow, she must really love her daughter to do this though it is quite unconventional.
Right? Giving birth at 53 is extremely risky.
Yup God Bless her!
God Blesses those who help others
I heard of this on TV. Such a great story.