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Even the Sickest Babies Benefit From Breastfeeding

Nurses lead patient education program for mothers of newborns.

October 27, 2010
All-in-for-Kids Poker Tournament Raises More than 900K for CHOP

Proceeds support live-saving treatments pioneered at the Center for Fetal Diagnosis and Treatment.

October 25, 2010
Popular Science Magazine Features CHOP Fetal Therapy

“Fetus healer” listed as one of the 10 best jobs of the future in story quoting CFDT Executive Director Lori Howell, MS, RN.

September 21, 2010
FOX 29 Marks 500 Special Deliveries at CHOP

In the two years since its opening in 2008, CHOP’s Garbose Family Special Delivery Unit has delivered more than 500 babies.

August 27, 2010
FOX 29 Introduces CHOP Family Delivered in SDU

Eva Forsythe was born in CHOP’s Special Delivery Unit, the first birthing unit created for mothers carrying babies with birth defects.

April 21, 2010
The Newark NJ Star-Ledger Features CHOP Family

Meet the Epstein twins, successfully treated before birth for twin-twin transfusion syndrome by the Center for Fetal Diagnosis and Treatment.

April 19, 2010
Fox News Philadelphia Interviews CHOP Patient

Shortly after birth, Nicholas underwent surgery to repair a hole in his diaphragm, a birth defect called congenital diaphragmatic hernia.

April 15, 2010
Scranton Times-Tribune Features CDH Patient Treated at CHOP

Danny Gilroy, prenatally diagnosed with congenital diaphragmatic hernia (CDH), was treated by the Center for Fetal Diagnosis and Treatment.

April 5, 2010

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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.