Fetal Family Stories

Prenatal Repair for Myelomeningocele Helps Baby Caleb Beat the Odds

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As every mother wishes, Erika was hoping her baby was healthy and without complications during her routine ultrasound at 21 weeks. However, after her ultrasound, thoughts of a smooth pregnancy and healthy baby were put on hold momentarily. Doctors found her baby showed signs related to Myelomeningocele (MMC), a severe form of spina bifida.

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Twin Girls Thrive Thanks to Expertise in Fetal Surgery

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In July 2017, Kimberly Husko and her husband Jeremiah were excited to learn they were expecting twins. Their excitement soon gave way to confusion when a routine ultrasound test four months later during Kimberly's second trimester indicated something unusual: the ultrasound couldn't detect "Baby B"'s bladder.

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Fetal Surgery Repairs Baby’s Spina Bifida, Providing New Hope for an Active Future

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Determined to have a healthy pregnancy, Kylie Mattioda did everything in her power to prioritize her baby’s well-being. She was alarmed, to say the least, when a 22-week ultrasound scan came back with unexpected results.

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Congenital Diaphragmatic Hernia – Our Family’s Journey

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One family shares their journey through treatment after learning their unborn child has a rare birth defect, CDH – congenital diaphragmatic hernia. 

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