My friend just had her baby last week, 5 weeks early. He is a little miracle. She had just found out she had vasa previa which if not detected, is almost 95% fatal for the baby, but with a very simple type of ultrasound, can be detected, and a c-section usually takes care of things. I get chills thinking about how lucky she is. She has one child that is the same age as Zack, but her second child was stillborn and I don't know what would have happened if things had gone badly. I don't know where she even got her strength from the first time.
But everyone is home now, and doing just fine, and I am so grateful. And I look at my little boy running around, or even throwing a tantrum, and realize how truly blessed I am.