Category Archives: Surgery

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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185 days in the NICU: Beckham’s story

My son Beckham was born at 24 weeks gestation weighing 1 lb. 8 oz. and a mere 12 inches long. After the grueling process of egg donation and surrogacy, we … 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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My son’s first surgery for spina bifada

I did it. I successfully made it through fetoscopic surgery and contributed to medical research in the process. It has been a memorable experience, to say the least.

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2 TTTS babies and 39.3 miles

I have taken care of so many patients throughout my nursing career that it’s hard to remember them all. Each patient has made me a better nurse in some fashion … Full Entry »

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