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New Mother Goes In A Medically-Induced Coma After Contracting A Rare Pregnancy-Related Cancer Just Moments After Giving Birth!

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Mom suffers from rare form of cancer after giving birth

This is truly heartbreaking and terrifying!

Jenna Hinman and her hubby U.S. Army Sgt. Brandon Hinman were so excited to meet their twin baby girls, but on March 3rd all of that changed.

The pregnant momma was rushed to Crouse Hospital in Syracuse, where they thought she had pneumonia, but found out she was suffering from choriocarcinoma, which is a rare pregnancy-related cancer.

Babies Kinleigh and Azlynn were delivered via C-section nine weeks early because they doctors feared for their lives. Both three-pound babies are healthy, but mom started coughing up blood shortly after they were born.

The doctors diagnosed her with choriocarcinoma, which starts in the placenta and spreads so quickly that it had filled up Jenna’s lungs with tumors.


So, the doctors put her in a medically-induced coma, because as the hospital oncologist described it:

"Her lungs are so involved with tumor that they don't work. And right now they're not working at all."

Now for the worst part. Jenna’s treatments, which require the blood in her body to be removed, oxygenated, and pumped back, will cost the family $100,000 a day!

So, new daddy Brandon has set up a page on GoFundMe.com, where people can help out and donate. He’s holding out hope that Jenna will kick cancer’s a$$ and said:

"I walked up to her bed and grabbed her hand and said 'honey it's me. I love you, you're doing great.' And as I was talking she shook her head yes. My hope is that my wife stands up, holds my hand, we have the girls and we walk out of this hospital.”

That’s our hope too, and everyone who donated, which has already reached $61,000!

If you want to help out the Hinmans, you can CLICK HERE, and of course positive thoughts and prayers are also a good idea!

[Image via The Hinman Fund/Go Fund Me.]

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9 comments to “New Mother Goes In A Medically-Induced Coma After Contracting A Rare Pregnancy-Related Cancer Just Moments After Giving Birth!”

  1. Lisa Rains says – reply to this


    I can not express how truly sorry I am for your wife and her condition. You and your wife and baby girls will be in my prayers. God Bless and stay positive!!

  2. Nickole says – reply to this


    It is absolutely disgusting that this woman's LIFE can, and WILL, only be saved FOR A PRICE.
    Fuck you, American government. Where's the justice in that. We deserve FREE healthcare (like every other country) to go with our "FREEdom"…oh, no wait. That "freedom" has a price too. My bad. PLEASE, WAKE UP AMERICA!

    Keeping this poor family in my prayers.

  3. Teresa Andrews says – reply to this


    Re: Nickole – She is getting the care. They aren't letting her die while her husband tries to scrape up the money. Good grief.

  4. Dawna says – reply to this


    Re: Teresa Andrews – but it will bankrupt them. i already went bankrupt because of a car wreck and the bills were insane. 200 bucks for a maxi pad. yeah. something is very very wrong here with our health care system.

  5. Shauna says – reply to this


    Of course my heart goes out to tis family, it is devastating. However, this article is either confused or misleading. Because her husband is in the military they have tricare and it will pay for all of her medical expenses. If you go to the donation page her uncle who set it up states that. So the money that is being raised is going to other expenses beyond medical.

  6. Shauna says – reply to this


    To add to your comment her medical is 100% taken care of because her husband is in the military and has tricare. If you go to the donation page they even say that.
    My husband is in the military and it is amazing insurance.

  7. H says – reply to this


    Rest in peace Jenna. 5-5-2014

  8. A friend says – reply to this


    Update: Jenna Hinman passed away on May 5, 2014 from complications of her illness. You can donate funds for her twin baby girls' future at gofundme.com or booster.com. Sincere condolences to Jenna's entire family and friends. May she rest in peace. She is now a Guardian Angel looking down on her baby girls, husband, family, and friends. Thanks Perez Hilton for posting this very sad story on your website. Jenna was 26 years old and fought very hard. She is an Angel now, and she is no longer suffering. Jenna was a hero and sacrificed her life to save the lives of her Daughter's. R.I.P. JENNA….YOU WILL NEVER BE FORGOTTEN & ALWAYS IN OUR HEARTS !!! Please keep Jenna's Husband Brandon, their Twin Baby Girls, and the entire Hinman Family in your thoughts and in your daily Prayers.

  9. courtney says – reply to this


    you should update the article on how he's facing grand larceny charges for stealing from the fund and forging signatures on checks.