Chapin’s ABS journey


Our son Chapin was born on June 16, 1992 in Washington DC. He was our first child and I had a normal pregnancy (with the exception of some light vaginal bleeding at 8 weeks, but my OB-GYN was not concerned). When he was born four days after his due date, the nurses performing the APGAR View Post

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Baby boy Robert,

Baby boy Robert was born March 29th 1982. I was 17 yrs old and my high school sweetheart was 19 yrs old, we moved to Chicago to start our lives. We were so young and in love, several months later I became pregnant. We were so happy because this was a planned pregnancy. I did View Post

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Angelique’s Story

14 Years ago today 4-28-00 I lost my daughter Angelique to ABS. I went in for my 20 week App and once they started look at that baby they noticed some thing was wrong ; they rushed me to do an emergency ultrasound. The doctor explained to me that she wasn’t going to make it View Post

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Twin Love

Amniotic band constricting thumb of newborn

It’s not about what you planned, Or what you would have liked… It’s about what you have been given, And what you choose to do with it… Dec 2012, I hesitated in announcing the birth of our twin girls. I was in shock about Trinity’s amniotic banding. Actually, I was completely broken. It was the View Post

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My miracle child


Last year in 2013 August, I gave birth to the most beautiful child ever, my son. When the doctors took him and he was being cleaned, I saw two nurses chatting. their faces were serious, but because I was still being stitched I could not tell what was going on. To my surprise later when View Post

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Megan’s Story

Hello everyone! My name is Megan and I was born missing three fingers on my left hand, and also have a smaller palm on the affected side due to ABS. Fortunately, I have really good function in my hand and have had absolutely no trouble throughout life (I’m 30). The hardest part of this defect was dealing View Post

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My Life | Reyna’s story


Hi, my name is Reyna. I am 43 mother with 3 grown children and I have ABS. I never knew what my condition was called until today when I saw it on my medical history chart at the doctors. Let me start out by saying that I will most likely make a few people angry View Post

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Jacob’s story

On the 1st of March 2013 my husband and I were excited about our gender scan. When they started scanning me the lady went quiet and stern faced. She excused herself and left the room, which I felt was strange. She returned and held my hand and said “I’m very sorry to tell you but View Post

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My heartbreaking story

When me and my boyfriend found out we was pregnant we was so happy we couldn’t believe we was going to have a little baby. Little did we know our happiness would soon be taken away. When we went for out 12 week scan we expected to see a little baby and a little heartbeat View Post

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My story: Oliver Leett

My name is Oliver Leett and I am a recently qualified PGA Professional at Ross on Wye Golf Club. I have been working with Head PGA Professional Tim Hall for just over a year and I am exited for the bright future ahead. I was born at Watford General Hospital in 1988 and I was View Post

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