After being diagnosed at 18 years old with Polycystic Ovarian Syndrome (PCOS) today’s guest was told she was unable to have children. At 31, Chappy Morgan lost a significant amount of weight and was surprised when she found out she was expecting. During an ultrasound she found out her son was sick and was going to suffer from heart problems specifically congenital heart disease. Chappy shares in this episode how she fought for her son Messiah, is healing from child loss, and continues to share Messiah’s message through #MessiahStrong
Honest stories of pregnancy, parenthood and loss are too often left unshared. We are here to tell the real stories. Join mom, actress and advocate, Tatyana Ali to hear real stories about the joys and humor of parenting to the heartbreak and loneliness of miscarriage and loss in a new podcast from March of Dimes. Each episode features a parent’s honest story about the realities of starting a family. It only takes hearing one story like your own to know you are not alone. To join the conversation, go to UnspokenStories.org and MarchofDimes.org. Follow us on Instagram and Facebook @MarchofDimes.
Chappy Morgan’s Bio
A breaved mother who's son faught a very tough battle and I'm left picking up my pieces after his death . He had Congenital heart disease and had 7 Open heart surgeries as well as a transplant. He was my first and only kid.
I was told at 18 I'd never be able to have kids due to PCOS. I never ovulate, then at 31 I found out i was pregnant and later with a sick child. I never tried to have kids because they reassured me it wasn’t possible. I ended up losing alot of weight and 2 years later I was pregnant, no meds without even thinking about it.
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