Karine already had 3 kids from a previous relationship when she met Ledian. They fell in love and decided to have a child together. But her 4th pregnancy was problematic due to the placement of the placenta. Finally she had a hemorrhage and nothing could be done. Karine gave birth to their doomed premature son, who died in her arms. They will never forget him, but are overjoyed when their daughter Melia is born.