Most pregnant women want to avoid having their babies early if only to give the child the most time to develop and get stronger in the womb.
Everything can seem like a pain toward the end of a pregnancy, but the goal is usually to bring the baby to term before giving birth. Doctors knew that might not be the best course of action for one family, however, when they realized that waiting to go into labor would mean that the baby girl’s father would never get to meet her or see her face.
Mark Aulger, the expectant dad, had pulmonary fibrosis. His condition seemed to be worsening before his child was born, so his wife Diane worked together with her doctors to induce labor early.