Eden was born premature in the 33rd week. By the time she was four months old, the young couple fought with their health medical organization to have her more closely supervised. Something was wrong.
Omer and Shoham Schwarzfuchs, both 29, grew up in large loving families with fairly typical life trajectories.Omer, from Beersheba, is one of 10 children. His mother works in computers and his father heads the Emergency Room at Soroka-University Medical Center in the city. Shoham grew up with six siblings in Alon Shvut, Gush Etzion. Her mother is a Hebrew literature researcher and lecturer, and her father – a third-generation Jerusalemite – is a rabbi and Talmud teacher.