With insurmountable odds stacked against them, two terrified parents did their best to conceive. Amazingly, they managed to do this, but would they make it to term with the struggle of carrying four children in one belly?
Tyson spent his childhood in Pleasant Grove, Utah. On the other hand, when she was a teenager, Ashley’s family moved close to him right after he graduated from high school. He became besotted with her.
Now known as Ashley and Tyson Gardner, the lovebirds eventually said their “I do’s” in 2005, both knowing they wanted to create a big family together. Unfortunately, this shared vision was cut short.
Tragically, due to Ashley’s endometriosis, the chances of her pregnancy turning out successful were incredibly slim; according to medical professionals, she had under a 40% chance. Speaking about this dark period, the loving wife expressed:
“It was devastating – there were times when I was very distraught, wondering if we’d ever have a family.”
However, the two were determined to beat the odds, embarking on an arduous journey together. For nearly a decade, the pair threw all their money at different treatments, draining their savings to no avail.
Nevertheless, 2014 came rolling around, and the couple finally got some elating yet shocking news. After undergoing I.V.F, the upcoming mother was pregnant with not only one child, but four! If that wasn’t crazy enough, these unborn babies were two sets of identical twins. Ashley stated:
“To find out that I was not only pregnant but going to have quadruplets was a miracle – there’s no other word to describe it.”
Despite a difficult pregnancy, the little girls were born at around 29 weeks via a cesarean section. A shining rarity, Evangeline, Indie, Esme and Scarlet, found their way into the world on December 28, 2014, and their parents were ecstatic.
Of course, the road didn’t end when after a challenging pregnancy, this mother and father now had to face the task of looking after and raising four newborns. Commenting on how they did and continue to do it, the mother said:
“People ask me ‘How do you do it?’ I say, ‘Well you do it too, but just repeat what you do with one baby three more times.'”
After all, with all the effort they put into conceiving these four adorable children, why would they hold back in any way when it comes to parenting to them?
The Gardners’ conception and birth story sustain a feeling of disbelief, but many other individuals, such as Kristin Lammert, also have strange birthing stories to share. This Florida mom gave birth to her 3 daughters on the same day 3 years apart.
Each year on August 25, the Lammert family sings Happy Birthday to three kids. Sophia, the eldest, was born in 2015, Giuliana in 2018, and Mia in 2021—all on this same date.
Are the Gardners’ and Lammerts’ experiences simply coincidences, or is something more mysterious going on behind the scenes? What are your thoughts?