Baby Girl Joins Twin Sister at Home after Fetal Surgeon Removes Her Life-Threatening Tumor

Twin sisters Jenessa and Genesis were delivered Dec. 19, but it wasn’t until June that parents Theodora and Epimenio were able to bring them home together for the first time, donning coordinating onesies and headbands. Just months earlier, the family … Read More

Carson is Writing His Own Story after Being Diagnosed with a Congenital Diaphragmatic Hernia

At Katrina’s 20 week ultrasound, doctors noticed something alarming: it appeared as if there was a mass on the baby’s lungs. Since they could not explain this finding further, her doctors told her to consider transferring to Lurie Children’s because … Read More

Taking One Step at a Time: Charlotte’s Journey with Spina Bifida

Lindsay and Paul were ecstatic to find out they were expecting their first child. The couple had just bought their first home and were prepared for their future together as a family. Finding out the gender of their baby was … Read More

Prenatal Repair for Myelomeningocele Helps Baby Caleb Beat the Odds

As every mother wishes, Erika was hoping her baby was healthy and without complications during her routine ultrasound at 21 weeks. After a previous blood test had come back negative for neural tube defects, which would have pointed towards spina … Read More