This is Stacey Herald, 35, who is just 2ft 4in tall and who suffers
from Osteogenesis Imperfecta, a genetic bone disorder. This disorder
provokes severe respiratory problems due to underdeveloped lungs. She
has already two daughters with her husband Will who have outgrown their
mother. The first girl has the same condition as her mother; the second
one is completely healthy.
The third baby they are awaiting is a boy. The family is very thrilled.
is risking her life to have this baby as well as she did while she was
pregnant with the girls. Doctors say that when the baby gets very
large, it would eventually crush her organs, strangling her from the
But Stacy and Will hope that the pregnancy will go smooth and 4 weeks from now they will have a beautiful baby boy.