Garbose Family Special Delivery Unit Patient Stories
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Maxwell’s Story: Postnatal Repair and Care for Congenital Diaphragmatic Hernia
Chris and Jolin traveled from their home in Pensacola, Florida to Children’s Hospital of Philadelphia to give their son, Max, access to world-class CDH care.
Thomas’s Story: Prenatal Diagnosis and Postnatal Surgical Repair of Encephalocele
One family shares their experience for parents who learn their child has a severe diagnosis before birth
Overcoming Feeding Issues from Congenital Diaphragmatic Hernia: Maggie’s Story
Born with a hole in her diaphragm (congenital diaphragmatic hernia), feeding difficulties were one of the biggest hurdles little Maggie has had to face in her CDH journey.
Lily’s Story: Congenital Diaphragmatic Hernia Repair
After receiving a prenatal diagnosis of CDH, Laura and Nick turned to the expertise of CHOP’s fetal team.
Fetal Surgery for Myelomeningocele During the COVID-19 Pandemic: Henry’s Story
When Henry was prenatally diagnosed with spina bifida in the middle of the pandemic, his parents turned to CHOP’s fetal surgery team for help and hope.
Oliver’s Story: Prenatal and Postnatal Care of CDH and Giant Omphalocele
After an unexpected prenatal diagnosis, Olly’s parents found comfort with the experienced team at CHOP’s Center for Fetal Diagnosis and Treatment.
Fetal Surgery During a Pandemic: Reagan's Story
Not many people can say they underwent fetal surgery during a pandemic, but Jasmin did it to give her daughter a better chance at a healthy life.
Heart Transplant: Tenlee's Story
Tenlee was 3 days old when her family learned reconstructive surgery wouldn't be enough to save her life — she needed a new heart.
From Central America to Philadelphia for Fetal Surgery for Spina Bifida: Eva’s Story
Eva’s parents came to CHOP from Central America so she could have fetal surgery for spina bifida with the world’s most experienced team.
Kian’s Story: Preparing the Whole Family for Fetal Surgery for Myelomeningocele
Kian’s parents credit Children’s Hospital of Philadelphia for going above and beyond to support their entire family during their fetal surgery experience.