Baby’s premature birth inspires mother’s life-changing career move

PENSACOLA, Fla. (WEAR) — Ashley Schlossberg had preeclampsia and a liver disorder called HELLP Syndrome.

The way she puts it, her body was shutting down and trying to reject the baby inside her. At just 25 weeks and six days, her doctors told her there was no choice, they had to take the baby.

“We had to be separated for both of us to survive,” Ashley said.

Ashley’s daughter Lauren spent six months in the NICU at Sacred Heart Hospital. She was so small, the caregivers had to improvise.

“Because she was so unbelievably tiny, to keep her insulated and to keep her body temperature up they had to put her in a quart-size Ziploc bag, can you imagine?” Ashley asked.

Lauren is now six…

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