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

25-year-old single mother of twins reveals she was left to raise her babies alone after her boyfriend ABANDONED her at seven-weeks pregnant when she refused to get an abortion

  • Maia Knight, 25, from New York, has found fame on TikTok by 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 explained that her boyfriend at the time 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 away 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  
  • She said it was her love for her ‘amazing little girls’ that made her realize she had the support of her family and friends and could handle being a single mom 


A mother of twins has opened up about how she found the strength to raise her children on her own after her boyfriend insisted she get an abortion and abandoned her when she was seven weeks pregnant. 

Maia Knight, 25, from New York, has found fame on TikTok — where she has 6.7 million followers — by 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. 

  

Maia Knight, 25, from New York, opened up about being a single mom to her twin daughters Violet and Scout in a recent TikTok video 

Maia explained that she 'randomly decided to take a pregnancy test' and it was positive. When she went to see her OB-GYN, she learned she was five weeks pregnant with twins

Maia explained that she 'randomly decided to take a pregnancy test' and it was positive. When she went to see her OB-GYN, she learned she was five weeks pregnant with twins

Maia explained that she ‘randomly decided to take a pregnancy test’ and it was positive. When she went to see her OB-GYN, she learned 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 heading to work. It was positive,’ she captioned the footage of herself lip-syncing Sarah Cothran’s cover of ‘Grace Kelly’ by Mika.  

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

‘After telling [the father], he told me to get an abortion and to 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 'sank into a deep depression' over her fears about being a single mother to two baby girls and was diagnosed with preeclampsia at 34 weeks

Maia said she 'sank into a deep depression' over her fears about being a single mother to two baby girls and was diagnosed with preeclampsia at 34 weeks

Maia said she ‘sank into a deep depression’ over her fears about being a single mother to two baby girls and was diagnosed with preeclampsia at 34 weeks 

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

Maia (pictured pregnant with her daughters) was rushed to a hospital three hours away 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 ‘sank into a deep depression’ over her fears about being a single mother to two baby girls.  

‘At my 34-week appointment, my OB told me I had preeclampsia and admitted me to the hospital. I started having contractions, went into heart failure, and was taken by ambulance to a hospital three hours away.’  

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

The clip cut to her bouncing her baby girls Violet and Scout on her lap and lovingly squeezing their cheeks. 

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

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

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 more than 12.6 million times since it was posted in October, and thousands of people took to the comments to praise her

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

‘I had two AMAZING little girls that are my best friends and realized I could do this,’ she concluded. ‘I had my family and my friends to support me. All my dreams are coming true.’

The video has been viewed more than 12.6 million times since it was posted in October, and thousands of people took to the comments to praise the single mom. 

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

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

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