Category Archives: Fetal Center

Baby Born With Heart Outside Of Body (Ectopia Cordis) Makes History

Thursday, January 24, 2013: Update to Baby Audrina’s condition Yesterday, after a 3 ½ month stay, Audrina left the hospital with an external heart shield that she will wear moving … Full Entry »

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Fetal Surgery Saved Lives Of My Unborn Twin Daughters With Twin-To-Twin Transfusion Syndrome (TTTS)

My husband Chad and I had difficulties getting pregnant, so you can imagine our shock and surprise when our 9-week ultrasound revealed 2 tiny beating hearts. We were having TWINS! … Full Entry »

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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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