Flipped Upside Down
June 17, 2022

Hannah not only faced an unexpected pregnancy but also a scary diagnosis for her baby the day her life “flipped upside down,” as she describes it. While Hannah and baby Nash’s story is still being written, she shares with us some intimate details that can encourage other moms in this situation. Hannah’s story Getting an […]

Such a Happy Baby
June 11, 2022

Taryn happened to be one of the first mothers to join our prenatal support group. Her little Zoey was such a happy baby, she says, despite going through a lot in her first few months of life. She shares her story in her own words below. Taryn’s Story I actually didn’t find out that it […]

Thank you, Sponsors!
May 21, 2022

Thank you, Sponsors! Verity’s Village wishes to take a moment to say thank you to our sponsors. Thanks to their generosity, we were able to cover all the race-related costs for our first ever official fundraiser! Special thanks to… Asher’s Answer – a nonprofit organization devoted to providing financial support to families of babies diagnosed […]

“Incompatible with Life”
March 22, 2022

Doctors told Elisa during her pregnancy that her baby boy was “incompatible with life.” Here she shares her story. Elisa’s Story “At 16 weeks of pregnancy, I found out that my baby very likely had Trisomy 18. ‘Don’t google it’ is what my midwife said. Of course, I did look it up, and I was […]

Trisomy Awareness Month
March 19, 2022

Did you know? March is Trisomy Awareness Month! Many families in our support network have learned their babies have a trisomy condition. This means their cells have an extra copy of one (or even more than one) chromosome. While any chromosome can be affected, the most common of these conditions are: Trisomy 21, Down syndrome […]

A Much Different Pregnancy
February 1, 2022

Despite already having five children of her own and also raising two nephews, Rose knew her family story wasn’t quite over. In November of 2020, she saw a familiar pink line on a pregnancy test, the faintest one she had ever seen. Now she believes that was possibly the first sign that this pregnancy would […]

Staci’s Story: From Heartache to Hope
January 15, 2022

Staci, a mom who joined the Verity’s Village support network, shares her story of moving from heartache to hope. Devastated and heartbroken “April 22, 2021. I’ll never forget the day we received the earth shattering news at 26.5 weeks pregnant that our sweet baby girl Harlow had some major birth defects and suspected trisomy 13. […]

Highlights From Our First Year of Ministry
December 31, 2021

Our prenatal support group, From Diagnosis to Delivery, is finishing its first full year of existence. And what an amazing year of supporting families who received a life-limiting diagnosis! I wish I had time to tell you about all 117 babies we have had the privilege of honoring. For now, we will share some of […]

Artwork for Bereaved Parents
December 29, 2021

Knowing the holidays are especially difficult for those who experience loss, Verity’s Village decided early in our ministry that we would make it a priority to bless bereaved parents with a special gift to commemorate the life of their child. Thanks to the generosity of our supporters, Verity’s Village partnered with Everly’s Art to send […]

Baby Joel Defies Expectations
December 12, 2021

Sarah, Joel’s mama, received her son’s trisomy diagnosis when she was pregnant. Of course she faced uncertainty during her pregnancy, although baby Joel defies expectations today! Despite her concern and the low expectations of many doctors, she chose to support Joel however she could. She researched during her pregnancy and after delivery to find the […]