Category Archives: Fetal Center

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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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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Why I’m running the Houston Marathon

Lucky. It’s a word we use almost every day in our house. We are so incredibly lucky to be a part of the Texas Children’s family. And because of Texas … Full Entry »

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Giving our son the best chance with fetal surgery for spina bifida

Finding out I was going to be a mother was one of the most surreal moments in my life. The first 17 weeks of my pregnancy were amazing; I had … Full Entry »

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