David and Kate Ganz are devoted teachers from Eatontown and parents to two young daughters, Teagan and Emerson. Their newborn son is fighting for his life.
Late last summer, the couple were thrilled to learn that they were pregnant with a baby boy! This was a high-risk pregnancy, and because it occurred in the middle of a pandemic, Mom Kate was in and out of the hospital. A testament to the love of her students in the Neptune Public School District, Kate still taught virtually from her hospital bed. Her husband David also continued to teach at a charter school in Asbury Park.
Sadly, despite following doctors’ orders, she was diagnosed at 23 weeks with placental abruption, a potentially life-threatening condition for both mom and baby. Kate underwent intense treatment to save the baby’s life.
In what some would call a miracle, Kennedy Robert Ganz was born on January