Abby’s story: Embracing my imperfections

Seventeen-year-old Abby Hack is one of approximately 300 patients with pacemakers or Implantable Cardioverter Defibrillators (ICDs) followed each year by the specialists at Lurie Children’s Heart Center. Abby writes about her path to becoming an advocate for children and adolescents … Read More

Happy, Healthy and Hilarious – Boy Born with Congenital Diaphragmatic Hernia Thrives Five Years Post Surgery

During a 26-week ultrasound, Lori’s doctor told her, “We need a further look.” It was during that further look that her unborn son, Garisen, was diagnosed with left congenital diaphragmatic hernia (CDH), a serious condition where a hole in the … Read More

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