Category Archives: NICU

Trinity’s story: Left-sided congenital diaphragmatic hernia (CDH)

My husband and I discovered we were having twins at our first ultrasound of our first pregnancy. After the initial shock, we were simply elated to receive such a blessing. … Full Entry »

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TTTS: From South Carolina to Texas

On Feb. 23, 2016 my husband and I were happy to learn we were expecting twins. This was the very first set of twins for both sides of our families.

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Our spina bifida and fetal surgery story: Part 2

Read part 1 here. I tried to put the surgery out of my mind and focus on the logistics of moving to Houston. And that did help somewhat, but as … 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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What are the differences between the NICUs in the Pavilion for Women and West Tower?

This blog is co-authored by Dr. Pammi, neonatologist and Kellie Kainer, nursing director. Having a baby admitted to the neonatal intensive care unit (NICU) for prematurity or other reasons can be … Full Entry »

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