Newborn/Infant Intensive Care Unit Patient Stories
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Liver Transplant: Josie’s Story
As a baby, Josie received a liver transplant. This began a 10-year journey that included bonding with her donor’s family and a generous gift to help future transplant patients.
Yaseen’s Chronic Lung Disease Story
Wanting desperately to save their child, Courtney and Khaled made the difficult decision to have their son transferred to Children’s Hospital of Philadelphia in the midst of a global pandemic. It was a lifesaving move.
Treatment for Bronchopulmonary Dysplasia: Noah’s Story
Noah was born very premature and developed a serious lung condition. He found the lifesaving care he needed at Children’s Hospital of Philadelphia.
Fetal Surgery for Myelomeningocele: Kaitlyn’s Story
Diagnosed before birth with the most severe form of spina bifida, Kaitlyn underwent surgery while she was still in the womb. Now 5, she is happy and healthy.
Managing Bronchopulmonary Dysplasia: Joseph’s Story
Born at 29 weeks and weighing 1 lb 8 ounce, Joseph's mom credits his breakthrough recovery to the remarkable care he received at CHOP.
Congenital Chylothorax and Lymphatic Embolization: Austin's Story
Diagnosed with a lymphatic leak before he was born, Austin is thriving today thanks to innovative treatment at Children's Hospital of Philadelphia.
Josephine’s Chronic Lung Disease Story
A multidisciplinary team at Children’s Hospital of Philadelphia helped Josephine conquer complex medical needs from severe infant chronic lung disease.
Hirschsprung’s Disease: Luke's Story
Luke was diagnosed with Hirschsprung’s disease when he was just three 3 days old, and underwent surgery to remove the affected part of his colon at Children’s Hospital of Philadelphia.
Severe Chronic Lung Disease with Associated Pulmonary Hypertension: Taylor’s Story
Born 13 weeks premature, Taylor is now a happy toddler, thanks to expert care and innovative treatment for severe chronic lung disease at CHOP.
Congenital Diaphragmatic Hernia (CDH) and ECMO: Parker’s Story
After being prenatally diagnosed with congenital diaphragmatic hernia (CDH), Parker, now 9, was treated with extracorporeal membrane oxygenation (ECMO) on her first day of life.