Author Archives: Johnna Kerres, patient

About Johnna Kerres, patient

I've always wanted to be a mom. I know it may sound cliché, but having children of my own is something I have always dreamt about. While I am still a career driven person, I knew that once I decided to start a family that would become my focus. I have always thought that there can be no greater job than that of a mother. Of course, when you dream about having your own little one…you don’t think about having a miscarriage or a child with special needs. However, that is the situation I found myself in.

What a difference a year can make

This time last year I was taking a pregnancy test. Today, I am the mother of a healthy four month-old little boy who loves to smile and kicks his legs … Full Entry »

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My son’s first surgery for spina bifada

I did it. I successfully made it through fetoscopic surgery and contributed to medical research in the process. It has been a memorable experience, to say the least.

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