Nurse saves twins twice: once by treating them then by adoption

Nurse saves twins twice: once by treating them then by adoption

- Twin girls were admitted to a children's hospital with severe trauma and malnutrition

- The nurse treating one of the girls fell in love and decided to adopt

- It was then that she discovered that the one-year-old had a twin sister, she adopted both

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Twin toddlers were admitted to the to Wolfson Children’s Hospital with severe trauma. The nurse who treated them wanted to do more and gave them a forever home.

Briefly.co.za learned that the two sisters were only one-year-old when they were admitted. Jess Hamm, a nurse, fell instantly in love with Delilah in the intensive care unit according to foxnews.com.

“My heart was broken. I don’t want to cry. She was just so lifeless, but she still held onto my finger,” Hamm said.

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Delilah was in bad shape, she had broken bones, a skull fracture and was suffering from severe malnutrition. At 14-months she was too weak to sit or hold a bottle.

“I was like ‘oh my gosh, I’m going to take her home,’” Hamm said.

She started doing all the necessary paperwork to adopt the little girl, it was during this process that she learned that Delilah had a twin sister, Caroline.

Caroline was also in the hospital. She didn't hesitate and adopted both girls.

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Instead of the trauma they once suffered the twins now spend their days singing and discovering the world around them. With their new mothers expert care, the girls are achieving all their developmental milestones.

Hamm had always wanted to be a mom and she got the perfect opportunity for herself and the twin girls.

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Source: Briefly.co.za

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