The event drew more than 2,500 patients and families who were treated in the Center for Fetal Diagnosis & Treatment to reconnect with their clinicians and other families who share an indescribable bond.
At the 37th Annual News and Documentary Emmy® Awards, PBS was awarded an Outstanding Science and Technology Programming Emmy for "TWICE BORN: Stories from The Special Delivery Unit," featuring Children's Hospital of Philadelphia.
On Oct. 4, CHOP's Center for Fetal Diagnosis and Treatment hosted a reunion at the Cleveland Botanical Gardens for families across the Midwest who traveled to CHOP for fetal surgery or specialized care immediately after birth.
Successful diagnosis and treatment of fetal complications in twin pregnancies require an experienced team with cutting-edge diagnostic techniques, advanced surgical skill and a comprehensive approach to care.
Twin pregnancies are associated with an increased perinatal morbidity and mortality compared with singleton pregnancies, with the risk three to 10 times greater in twins that have a single placenta as compared with two separate placentas.