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KATC Louisiana Features Spina Bifida Fetal Surgery Patient

Adam Luke and his mom underwent fetal surgery to repair spina bifida before he was born. See how two-year-old Adam is doing today.

October 23, 2013
Burlington County Times Showcases CHOP’s Fetal Care Services

Get a behind the scenes look at services available to our tiniest patients before birth at CHOP’s Center for Fetal Diagnosis and Treatment.

October 20, 2013
FOX 29 introduces Bryson, diagnosed with the birth defect CDH

Bryson Woodruff, born with congenital diaphragmatic hernia (CDH), celebrates his first birthday after a life-threatening diagnosis in utero.

August 27, 2013
Jefferson County Leader Tells Story of Fetal Surgery Patient

After a prenatal spina bifida diagnosis, mom Theresa and baby Kaylee underwent fetal surgery to repair the birth defect. Read their story.

July 3, 2013
CHOP Celebrates 17th Annual Fetal Family Reunion

Over 250 children who received prenatal care at CHOP’s Center for Fetal Diagnosis and Treatment gathered with their families to celebrate 17 years of hope.

June 23, 2013
CHOP Celebrates 1,000 Fetal Surgeries

Eighteen years after opening its Center for Fetal Diagnosis and Treatment, CHOP hits a record-breaking milestone: 1,000 fetal surgeries.

June 6, 2013
Philadelphia Inquirer Highlights Fetal Surgery Patient

Medical breakthroughs like fetal surgery for spina bifida wouldn’t be possible without the courage of families who led the way.

March 12, 2013
CHOP Hosts Fetal Surgery Patient Reunion in Florida

Over 100 Floridians, including patients treated while still in the womb, reunite with their Pennsylvania doctors and nurses.

March 4, 2013
FOX Features Patient of Fetal Surgery to Remove Lung Mass

Elijah Leffingwell made his first trip to CHOP before he was born to undergo fetal surgery at the Center for Fetal Diagnosis and Treatment.

March 3, 2013
Fetal Surgery Experts Review Status of a Medical Frontier

Specialists at The Children’s Hospital of Philadelphia describe latest advances in fetal diagnosis and treatment.

February 28, 2013

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Media Inquiries

If you are a member of the media interested in talking with experts or patients from The Center for Fetal Diagnosis and Treatment, please contact Ashley Moore in the CHOP Public Relations Department: email moorea1@email.chop.edu or call 267-426-6071 (office) or 215-630-4683 (mobile).

Spread the Word

1 in every 33 babies is born with a birth defect, many so rare that most people and even many physicians have never heard of them. Our Birth Defects Awareness and Advocacy Toolkit has helpful tips so you can join the cause and spread the word about birth defects and treatments available.