Spina Bifida Patient Stories

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Sofia-Rose’s Spina Bifida Fetal Surgery Story


When Alicia and Matthew learned their unborn baby had spina bifida, the prognosis was grim. But the team at CHOP offered them hope through fetal surgery. See how she's doing 3 years later.

Spina Bifida: No Match for Miah

Spina Bifida Patient Miah

After learning their unborn daughter had myelomeningocele, the most severe form of spina bifida, Miah’s parents turned to CHOP for care that would allow her to thrive.

Spina Bifida: Ciarlo’s Story

Ciarlo smiling

Ciarlo was diagnosed before birth with spina bifida and had surgery at Children’s Hospital of Philadelphia the day after he was born. Today, he’s followed by the Spina Bifida Program.