This Nurse Adopts A Baby With Rare Birth Defect After Years As Her Foster Parent

Mar 9, 2016 at 8:08 pm |

Such an amazing story!

We all know that nurses are truly heroes, but every once and awhile you hear a story like this and you realize they’re truly Saints too.

Nurse Amber Boyd was Nicole’s primary caregiver since birth. Nicole was born slightly premature and with the rare condition of omphalocele.

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That condition was more than her biological family could handle so she was turned over to the state. Amber was Nicole’s nurse for the first 18 months of her life that she spent in the hospital so when Nicole was ready to be placed in foster care Amber stepped in.


One nurse went above and beyond by adopting a baby that she cared for since birth.

Amber felt a bond with Nicole almost immediately