The gorgeous Kristin Thorgren and Rex (2). Kristin is also mama to Anakin (7). Kristin became pregnant with her first son when her partner was in a touring band and away for most of her pregnancy. She had to be induced at 38 weeks due to high blood pressure. Kristin was in nursing school when she conceived her second son. He was born at via emergency cesarean at 28 weeks weighing just under 2 lbs due again to high blood pressure and HELLP syndrome. Kristin's last week of pregnancy she gained 10lbs a day due to fluids and swelling. Her liver and kidneys took a big hit and she feels she really gave her body to her last pregnancy. Rex has a 60 day NICU stay. Kristin touched upon something many of us preemie moms feel which is that our bodies failed us and our babies. She said she is trying to focus on the fact that she has a healthy happy boy today.