Category Archives: Fetal Center

Surgery Successfully Removes My 6-Day-Old Daughter’s Tumor (Sacrococcygeal Teratoma)

On March 24, 2011 my husband, Arturo, and I found out that we were finally going to become parents! I was in such shock — I couldn’t believe it was … Full Entry »

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Surviving C47: Our Family’s Journey With Congenital Diaphragmatic Hernia (CDH)

My husband, Jered, and I are one of those couples that can’t wait to give each other gifts. Every birthday, Christmas or anniversary we end up exchanging presents days before … Full Entry »

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Sitting On The ‘Other Side’ — When A Nurse Becomes A Concerned Family Member

In early 2010, I received a phone call from my pregnant sister asking me “what’s ECMO?” My heart dropped and I knew that something was wrong. I listened to her … Full Entry »

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Open Fetal Surgery Repairs Spina Bifida In Unborn Baby

I am hopeful that Kellen will look back proudly at the media attention he received as an infant. Kellen Davis, born February 28, underwent open fetal surgery repair of his … Full Entry »

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A Dad’s Story: My Son’s Stay In The NICU

My son James was born in 2009 at 31 weeks weighing an even 3 pounds. He had his first major surgery when he was only a few days old. He … Full Entry »

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