Mary Kelly was 26 weeks pregnant with her daughter Addison when she and her husband Jed learned that their baby was very sick. Addison had a large mediastinal teratoma, a tumor in the middle of her chest between her heart and lungs that was causing her to go into heart failure.
They turned to The Children’s Hospital of Philadelphia to find out what their options were, and opted for fetal surgery. A large, multidisciplinary team successfully removed Addison’s tumor while she was still in the womb. Read more about Addison’s journey.
Mary walked into The Children’s Hospital of Philadelphia when she was 26 weeks pregnant with Addison. Look at her now.
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