06:30 PM EDT 01/18/2015
Originally posted 03/11/2014 03:00PM
A time filled with joy, relief and happiness quickly became a frightening nightmare for a newly formed family of four.
Dr. Jennifer Arnold and Bill Klein of TLC's hit reality show The Little Couple, were overjoyed to meet their new daughter Zoey, 2, in India, and introduce her to son, Will, 3, who welcomed his new sister by sharing his truck, kissing her foot and forehead and showing her a book.
But as Arnold and Klein made final arrangements to get their new family back home, Arnold began to experience bleeding and had to make the wrenching choice to go back for medical care alone.
Originally posted 02/20/2014 05:30PM
What sibling rivalry?
Though it's been a rough journey for Dr. Jennifer Arnold and Bill Klein of TLC's hit reality show The Little Couple after her cancer diagnosis and subsequent treatment, one thing they didn't have to stress about was how their son, Will, 3, would take to his newly adopted sister, Zoey, 2.
"Will is an awesome big brother," Arnold, whose cancer is now in remission, tells PEOPLE. "He's unbelievable. He has this amazing, happy personality, and he's shown her how to play with the iPhone, which she loves."
Originally posted 02/19/2014 08:40AM
The newest addition to the family of Dr. Jennifer Arnold and Bill Klein of TLC's hit reality show The Little Couple is ready for her close-up.
"She is a very strong personality," says Arnold with a laugh. "She is a happy girl."
Originally posted 02/05/2014 11:00AM
Arnold, 39, who began experiencing bleeding, contacted her OB-GYN while in India and realized she had to return home to Houston for medical attention while Klein, 39, stayed behind with son Will, 3, to get Zoey's paperwork finalized and bring their 2-year-old daughter home.
Originally posted 02/04/2014 12:00PM
After months of weekly intensive chemotherapy treatment to battle a rare form of cancer, Dr. Jennifer Arnold, the reality star of TLC's The Little Couple, is sharing big, exciting news.
"I had my official last chemo treatment," says Arnold, 39. "And while I'm hesitant to say I'm cancer-free – maybe that's common for people who have had cancer – I'm doing great. Everything is moving in the right direction. I am very excited."
Her hard-fought battle with an intensive regimen of weekly drugs was a difficult struggle, often leaving the mother to newly adopted daughter Zoey, 2, and son Will, exhausted and nauseated.
Originally posted 12/27/2013 02:00PM
The smile was still there but when Jen Arnold Tweeted a pic of herself from the hospital on Friday, you could see something that wasn't – her hair.
"Day2 inpatient chemo- sleeping a lot, liking new anti nausea med this time, & looking to get home today! #GetWellJen," wrote The Little Couple star, who's fighting a rare form of cancer.
Originally posted 12/16/2013 08:00PM
Jennifer Arnold opens up following her devastating cancer diagnosis
Originally posted 12/11/2013 08:00AM
With husband Bill Klein by her side, Jen Arnold, star of TLC's The Little Couple is opening up about her fight to get well after her shocking cancer diagnosis exclusively with PEOPLE.
"There are moments I feel just terrible," says Arnold. "I can't believe it is happening. Other times, I feel like this is just a bump in the road."
While Arnold and Klein, both 39, were in India to pick up their daughter Zoey, 2, along with son Will, 3, adopted earlier this year from China, Arnold began bleeding. She contacted her OB-GYN and made the difficult decision to return home to Houston while Klein stayed behind with their kids and nanny to finalize Zoey's paperwork.
Originally posted 12/06/2013 11:45AM
Vowing to fight her rare form of cancer, Jen Arnold, star of TLC's The Little Couple, has decided to let cameras document her ordeal.
"TLC has chronicled Bill and Jen's lives since 2009 and at their request, we will be following them through this challenge," a TLC spokesperson tells PEOPLE. "Jen is a doctor and teacher and she saw this as an opportunity to educate and possibly help, through sharing her story."
Arnold, 39, is a neonatologist at Texas Children's Hospital where she serves as medical director of the Pediatric Simulation Center and an assistant professor of pediatrics at Baylor College of Medicine.
She is "currently undergoing treatment, including surgery and chemotherapy," she told PEOPLE Thursday.
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