Category Archives: Surgery

Drew’s congenital diaphragmatic hernia (CDH) diagnosis

We sat in the low-lit room, both marveling and relieved to see our son’s little heartbeat. It was March 5, 2014, a date that changed our lives forever. As first … Full Entry »

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Our spina bifida and fetal surgery story: Part 1

It has been a very long road for my husband, Tony, and I to have children. After five years of unexplained infertility that included many tests, medications, fertility treatments, multiple … Full Entry »

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From Georgia to Houston: Our spina bifida fetal surgery journey

Our journey began when I was 18 weeks and four days pregnant. Our daughter, Harper, was diagnosed with spina bifida during a routine anatomy scan. The idea something could be … Full Entry »

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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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