Category Archives: Fetal Center

7-Year-Old Girl And Mom Share Experience With Congenital Diaphragmatic Hernia (CDH)

My daughter Theresa was born with Congenital Diaphragmatic Hernia (CDH) and has grown into a beautiful and smart child with a passion for life and a greater understanding of what … Full Entry »

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Fetal Intervention Corrected My Daughter’s Congenital Diaphragmatic Hernia (CDH) Before Birth

Every parent hopes and prays for news that their unborn baby is healthy, but what do you do when you’re faced with a daunting diagnosis, such as Congenital Diaphragmatic Hernia? … Full Entry »

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A Dad’s Story: Starting A Family With The Help Of The Pavilion For Women

It was about 2 a.m. on the morning of April 30, 2012 when the emotion of becoming a father hit me. I was standing next to Dr. George Mandy, the … Full Entry »

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Overcoming A High-Risk Pregnancy To See My Son’s Smile

Its been almost a year since our beautiful baby boy was born but Cooper’s time in my belly was neither easy nor a sure thing. At 20 weeks pregnant, when … Full Entry »

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How Twin Girls With Truncus Changed My Life As A Nurse

It takes a village… If there is one thing I know for certain in the 20+ years I have been a nurse at Texas Children’s Hospital, it’s that our patients … Full Entry »

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