ProLifeCorner.com- Introduction by Christopher Clukey- During a second trimester ultrasound appointment, Mark and Mary Gundrum experienced what every expectant couple fears: They were told their child was going to be born deformed if he survived to be born at all. Many couples would have chosen to abort, but the Gundrum’s are devout Catholics and committed pro-lifers and put their trust in God for the result. What followed was an amazing trial of faith, a loving response from God’s people and a groundbreaking surgery. As radio host Charlie Sykes put it, “This is what Choosing Life looks like.”
Family’s agonizing trail leads to infant’s surgery
By Bella English Globe Staff- Mary Gundrum, 20 weeks pregnant, was excited when an ultrasound revealed that she was going to have a baby boy. Then she looked closer and said, “What’s that in front of his face?”
“That,” the doctor replied somberly, “is a problem.” The news was grim. The fetus had an encephalocele, a rare disorder in which part of the brain was exposed, covered in skin, outside the head. In this case, the brain was growing down into the roof of the mouth and protruding onto the face. ReadMore:
Waukesha judge’s baby ‘doing really well’ after exposed brain found during pregnancy.- By Jay Sorgi – WAUKESHA – When Waukesha Appellate Judge and former state legislator Mark Gundrum and his wife Mary found out the child she was soon to bear had an exposed brain, Mark could not have envisioned a day where nearly a year later, he could say his son was doing well.
Nearly a year later, Dominic Pio Gundrum is “doing really well. He’s got a long road to go, yet… Read More:
The Inspiring Story of Dominic Pio Gundrum- Listen as Charlie relays the story of Dominic Pio Gundrum as featured in yesterday’s Boston Globe. Then, hear from his father, Mark, as he describes the miracle of his son and how faith, family, and community fellowship continue to bless the entire Gundrum family. Listen as Charlie relays the story of Dominic Pio Gundrum as featured in yesterday’s Boston Globe. Then, hear from his father, Mark, as he describes the miracle of his son and how faith, family, and community fellowship continue to bless the entire Gundrum family.