By Charlotte Nisbet
The parents of miracle quadruplets have documented their incredible journey online.
Morales and husband, Isaac Osuna, were over the moon when they were told to expect not one but four babies.
They’d spent three years undergoing fertility treatment so they could start their own family – and Morale even underwent surgery to improve her chances of conceiving.
But their excitement was short lived when doctors advised the couple to terminate two of their babies to avoid a risky pregnancy.
Thankfully the couple refused and after a stress-free pregnancy, their four babies, three girls and one boy, Marissa, Marcelo, Ivanna and Isabel were all born on June 6 – and they all weighed over 4lbs.
Morales, 30, and Isaac, 29, are documenting their story online in a bid to help other hopeful parents.
The mum-of-four, from San Diego, California said: “The quadruplets are little miracles and we couldn’t be happier to finally have a family.
“We started trying for a baby in 2015 but I had a number of fertility problems.
“I had cyst on my ovaries, a blocked fallopian tube as well as endometriosis, so falling pregnant wasn’t going to be easy.
“After a two rounds of a treatment called IUI – which inserts sperm directly into your uterus to give you a better chance of concieving – I fell pregnant.
“At seven weeks pregnant we were told we were having quads, we couldn’t believe it.
“We’d always wanted four children but we never imagined we’d have four all at one.
“I felt excited but the doctors were quick to tell us about how risky it was.
“We were offered to terminate two embryos but there was no way we could chose.
“I hardly had any morning sickness and my pregnancy was really smooth the whole way through.
“I managed to carry the quadruplets up until they were 34 weeks old before I had a C-section.
“By this point I was struggling to breathe and my bump was huge.
“They were all born weighing over 4lbs and we were all home together just nine days later.”
Isaac and Morales now run a military style operation at home to ensure they can feed and change their babies at the same time.
Morales added: “We were super nervous when we first bought all our babies home as we had no idea what to expect.
“The nurses had kick started our quadruplets routine and now we ensure we feed two babies at a time.
“They are very good at telling us what they need as they’ll cry when they’re hungry or need their nappy changing.
“They are very well behaved but having four babies is hard work.
“We get through tonnes of washing every day as well as changing 32 nappies.
“It’s all worth it though, we couldn’t be happier with our family which is definitely complete now.”
The couple chose to document their journey online – on their ‘Zero 2 Quads’ blog – from the start of their pregnancy to help inspire other hopeful parents.
Morales, a teacher, said: “Not only do we want to document our quads milestones but we want to show everyone else not to give up on their baby dreams.
“Our story is a story of hope and we are so lucky to finally have our dream family.”