On Wednesday Oct 14, 2009 my friend Tami noticed that she could see in to his eye. She was looking at him from an angle with the sun shining on his face. His eye was also dilated. An exam indicated Retinoblastoma.
My son was diagnosed with Total Anomalous Pulmonary Venous Connection (there were no veins connected to one of the chambers in his heart), and was taken in for open-heart surgery when he was 24 hours old.
Macy and Hailey's Story:
At our routine 28wk ultrasound our identical girls were suddenly in trouble. The pregnancy had no problems up to this point, but now the twins had developed twin-to-twin transfusion syndrome. Less than 24 hours later Hailey and Macy were born by...
Eoghan and Peyton's Story:
My boys spent 2 months in the NICU at Doernebecher. Thanks to March of Dimes and Doernebecher staff, I have my family.
My son struggled his 17 years with cystic fibrosis and stayed at Doernbecher every time. No other hospital would do.
Ao and Kai's Story:
At our 5-month routine ultrasound, we found out our twin girls had multiple heart defects.