Category Archives: Surgery

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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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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