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Safe Sleeping Tips for Newborns & Infants

Prevent the tragedy of losing a child during sleep. Read about the importance of safe sleep for newborns and infants.

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Diagnosed with Hypertrophic Pyloric Stenosis, Today Baby William Thrives

William met all the criteria to be diagnosed with HPS which occurs when the muscles between the stomach and the intestines begin to swell. 

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Marley’s Journey with VACTERL Association

Marley's first few months of life were anything but easy: at birth, she was diagnosed with a syndrome that affects three or more body systems.

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From Paralysis to Miraculous: Maddie’s Inspirational True Story

In memory of their beloved daughter, Maddie (who bravely battled a rare form of cancer as a toddler), Maddie’s parents led a social media campaign to #ShineMaddiesLight on childhood cancer. 

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Johnny the Great Celebrates One Year Post Kidney Transplant

Born six weeks early, Johnny’s kidneys did not function. Doctors determined that he would need a kidney transplant to survive.

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Girl Waiting for Heart Transplant Has Two Birthday Wishes: To Meet Drake and To Get Her New Heart

Sofia Sanchez had two wishes for her birthday: to get her new heart and to meet her idol, Drake.

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