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Mom refuses chemo to save her baby

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A mom dying of cancer refused treatment because she feared for her unborn baby.

It’s one of the top stories on NewsOK today, and one of the more heart wrenching stories you’ll read. Compelling stuff from The Oklahoman’s Sonya Colberg. Video was shot and edited by NewsOK’s Grayson Cook.

They placed the baby on her mother’s chest. Mother and child gazed into each other’s eyes for several minutes. She smiled at the baby who at last lay in her arms.
No one said a word. No one had a dry eye.
Stacie Crimm died three days later.

Paula Cohen, a producer from The Daily, the new iPad news publication recently launched by News Corp and Apple, called today to request a copy of the video. They may run it in The Daily tomorrow.

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David Morris

Dave Morris leads the digital operations as Digital Managing Editor and on-air host for The Oklahoman, a Gannett property and Oklahoma’s largest media organization. Morris has been with The Oklahoman since 1996, starting as a sports reporter.... Read more ›

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