After Her Husband Is Killed in Traffic Accident, Wife Learns She is Pregnant With Triplets
A grieving widow learns she is pregnant with triplets, only weeks after losing her husband.
Courtney Hill has one more emotion to add to the reeling mix that has tormented her since her husband died six weeks ago.
On the day of her husband’s wake, Hill had taken a pregnancy test. She held his lifeless hand and told him she was having a baby.
Read: American Sniper Widow Taya Kyle: Her Message To The Jury
What she didn’t know at the time was that she was actually carrying triplets.
A scare sent her to the hospital two weeks ago. “We were frightened that she was losing the baby,” her father, Oscar Blomgren, told CBS2 Chicago.
“She said, ‘Dad, I have news for you,’’’ Blomgren recounted.
Brian Hill died February 2 in Oklahoma in a truck accident. They had been trying to have another child to give their toddler daughter a brother or sister.
The news that she is having triplets has been more than a little overwhelming for the suburban Chicago mother.
“I haven’t had a chance to sit alone and think (about) what really is happening,” she told the station.
A GoFundMe account has been established to provide financial help.
Read: Steve Jobs' Widow Reportedly Asked Leonardo DiCaprio, Christian Bale Not to Star in Biopic
But she is “excited to have three more smiles that remind me of him,” she said.
Her dad says it’s hard to see his daughter on her own, especially now that she is carrying a triple blessing.
“I just feel sorry Brian won’t be able to see ‘em,” he said.
Watch: Widow of U.S. Hostage Killed in Drone Strike Shares Final Message He Sent
Trending on Inside Edition
New DNA Evidence Could Crack Brutal Cold Case Murders of Elderly Georgia Couple Russell and Shirley DermondCrime
Family of Christian Glass Reaches $19 Million Settlement in Fatal Police Shooting of Colorado ManCrime
LAPD Volunteer Officer Who Survived Near-Fatal Bee Attack on Live TV Speaks OutHeroes