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25-year-old is left to raise twins alone after boyfriend abandoned her

Maia Knight, 25, from New York, explained that she is a single mother to her twin daughters Violet and Scout in a recent TikTok video
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Single mother of twins, 25, reveals she was left alone to raise her babies after her boyfriend ABANDONED her at seven weeks pregnant when she refused to have an abortion

  • Maia Knight, 25, from New York, found fame on TikTok documenting her life with her nine-month-old fraternal twins Violet and Scout
  • In a recent clip, she reflected on her ex’s heartbreaking response to her surprise pregnancy and the months leading up to the birth of her daughters last year.
  • Maia said her then-boyfriend told her to get an abortion and stop contacting him when she found out she was pregnant with twins.
  • At 34 weeks, she was diagnosed with preeclampsia and taken to hospital three hours after she started having contractions and had heart failure
  • Maia’s daughters were born prematurely on March 22, 2021 and spent three weeks in the neonatal intensive care unit
  • She said it was her love for her ‘amazing little girls’ that made her realize she had the support of family and friends and could handle being a single mother










A mother of twins has explained how she found the strength to raise her children alone after her boyfriend insisted on having an abortion and abandoned her when she was seven weeks pregnant.

Maia Knight, 25, from New York, found fame on TikTok – where she has 6.7 million followers – documenting her life with her nine-month-old fraternal twins Violet and Scout.

In a recent video, she reflected on her ex’s heartbreaking response to her surprise pregnancy and the months leading up to the birth of her daughters on March 22, 2021.

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Maia Knight, 25, from New York, explained that she is a single mother to her twin daughters Violet and Scout in a recent TikTok video

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Maia explained that she “randomly decided to take a pregnancy test” and it came back positive. When she went to see her OB-GYN, she found out she was five weeks pregnant with twins

The TikToker said her boyfriend told her to get an abortion and stop contacting him when she was seven weeks pregnant

The TikToker said her boyfriend told her to get an abortion and stop contacting him when she was seven weeks pregnant

‘I randomly decided to take a pregnancy test one morning before I went to work. It was positive,’ she captioned footage of herself syncing the cover of Sarah Cothran from ‘Grace Kelly’ by Mika.

Maia explained that when she made an appointment with her OB-GYN, she learned that she was five weeks pregnant with twins.

‘After saying [the father], he told me to have an abortion and stop contacting him when I was seven weeks pregnant,” she recalled.

“I moved in with my mom and kept my pregnancy a secret from the world.”

Maia said she had 'sinked into a deep depression' over her fears of being a single mother of two baby girls and was diagnosed with preeclampsia at 34 weeks.

Maia said she had 'sinked into a deep depression' over her fears of being a single mother of two baby girls and was diagnosed with preeclampsia at 34 weeks.

Maia said she had ‘sinked into a deep depression’ over her fears of being a single mother of two baby girls and was diagnosed with preeclampsia at 34 weeks.

Maia (pictured pregnant with her daughters) was rushed to hospital three hours after she started having contractions and went into heart failure

Maia (pictured pregnant with her daughters) was rushed to hospital three hours after she started having contractions and went into heart failure

Maia's daughters were born prematurely on March 22, 2021 and spent three weeks in the neonatal intensive care unit

Maia’s daughters were born prematurely on March 22, 2021 and spent three weeks in the neonatal intensive care unit

Maia said she had “sinked into a deep depression” over her fears of being a single mother of two little girls.

“During my 34 week appointment, my OB told me I had preeclampsia and admitted me to the hospital. I started having contractions, had heart failure and was taken by ambulance to the hospital three hours away.

Her daughters were born prematurely and spent three weeks in the neonatal intensive care unit (NICU).

The clip shows her bouncing her little girls Violet and Scout on her lap and lovingly hugging their cheeks.

She said it was her love for her 'amazing little girls' that made her realize she had the support of family and friends and could handle being a single mother

She said it was her love for her ‘amazing little girls’ that made her realize she had the support of family and friends and could handle being a single mother

Maia has 6.7 million followers on TikTok, where she documents her life with her fraternal twins

Maia has 6.7 million followers on TikTok, where she documents her life with her fraternal twins

Maia's video about becoming a mom has been viewed more than 12.6 million times since it was posted in October, with thousands of people taking to the comments to congratulate her.

Maia’s video about becoming a mom has been viewed more than 12.6 million times since it was posted in October, with thousands of people taking to the comments to congratulate her.

“I had two AMAZING little girls who are my best friends and I realized I could do it,” she concluded. “I had my family and my friends to support me. All my dreams come true.

The video has been viewed more than 12.6 million times since it was posted in October, with thousands of people responding to comments to congratulate the single mother.

“You are brave and your wonderful daughters are your reward. Be blessed!’ one person wrote, while another added: ‘Wow…women are just amazing…’

“He probably sees you on this platform and is like, ‘Wow, she’s so much better than I’ll ever be. Carry on girl!’ someone else commented.

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