|Rae Trambaugh, 28, of Alliance, and Darla Trambaugh, 24, of New Philadelphia, with their newborn daughters at Union Hospital in Dover.|
The Silent Wonder
written by: writingskillz
It is not a common scene to even meet with two deaf or hard to hear people in one day and even if you did, you might not be able to tell. However, Ohio’s hospital maternity ward was among the few places that got to host two sisters who are deaf and got to tell the story that came with the wonder of having the two.
Rae Trambaugh and her younger sister Darla Trambaugh were both admitted in the same hospital’s maternity ward and things became interesting when both of the ladies gave birth to their newborns less than 24 hours apart. The hospital’s nurse manager was quoted saying that
“This is not something we get to see every day.”
And given that the nurse oversees close to 700 births every year, you might tend to agree that it was a rather bizarre but hearty scenario and blessing to everyone that was able to attend to the two deaf sisters. Darla the younger of the two was admitted after having complications with her baby and the older sister would not let that moment pass.
However after a C-section had been conducted on the sister Rae also went into labor and was admitted and gave birth later on.
Did you know?
Nationally, 17 percent or 36 million American adults report some hearing loss, according to the National Institute on Deafness and Other Communication Disorders. About two or three out of every 1,000 children in the United States are born deaf or hard of hearing.