Small wonder

Kaitlyn Hassler weighed only 11 ounces when she was born. Now 4 years old, she is growing into a normal life.
Tuesday, September 11, 2007 | 6:46 p.m. CDT; updated 3:21 p.m. CDT, Sunday, July 6, 2008

When Shields was just 24 weeks into her pregnancy, doctors told her she had developed HELLP syndrome, which compromises the liver and blood. It is a complication of preeclampsia, a disorder characterized by high blood pressure during pregnancy, among other symptoms. Doctors told Shields she would die unless they performed a Caesarean section immediately.

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