Shortly after Delilah was born we were referred to Doernbecher, where she was diagnosed with a severe atrial septal defect. After numerous echocardiograms and visits with Dr. Kelly, it became clear that open heart surgery was going to be...
I was 22 when I found out that I had become pregnant. It was scary and so exciting. We get to about 18 weeks through and they had just finished the ultrasound when we were taken to a discussion room....that moment hearing that my precious baby...
The day my family met those two was one of the best days of my life. They offered hope and a plan for this scary thing called brain cancer.
A mother's Story:
In 2007, at the age of 1, my oldest son had a difficult staph infection. We took him to our local hospital in Ilwaco, WA several times to be treated and after a week, there was no improvement. The infection in his leg kept getting worse. Tests of...
I was born in October in 1989 with a condition called hydrocephalus and a shunt was placed a few weeks after birth. In 1992 Dr. Joseph Piatt replaced the shunt on three separate occasions within a 7-week period. All was well until 1997 when Dr....