Category Archives: Fetal Center

Our spina bifida and fetal surgery story: Part 1

It has been a very long road for my husband, Tony, and I to have children. After five years of unexplained infertility that included many tests, medications, fertility treatments, multiple … Full Entry »

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Our story with a bilateral congenital diaphragmatic hernia (CDH)

When I became pregnant with our daughter last year, it was after one healthy pregnancy (our 2-year-old son) and three miscarriages. A few weeks into this pregnancy, some blood work … Full Entry »

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My living champion: Fetoscopic surgery to repair spina bifida

Like any expectant parents, my husband and I were incredibly excited for our 20-week anatomy scan that would reveal whether we were having a boy or girl. This was baby … Full Entry »

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From Georgia to Houston: Our spina bifida fetal surgery journey

Our journey began when I was 18 weeks and four days pregnant. Our daughter, Harper, was diagnosed with spina bifida during a routine anatomy scan. The idea something could be … Full Entry »

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Placenta accreta: How our multidisciplinary team saves lives

Morbidly adherent placenta (MAP) is a serious complication during pregnancy that can cause mortality and severe morbidity. MAP occurs when a women’s placenta grows deeply into the wall of her … Full Entry »

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