Eleanor (El) and Matt were thrilled when they learned they were expecting their first child. But at their 20-week ultrasound, they received devastating news: their baby had a sacrococcygeal teratoma (SCT) — a large tumor located at the base of the tailbone.
Doctors told them that their baby had a 50/50 chance of surviving and mentioned that some expectant parents in this situation choose to terminate. El and Matt chose to call The Children’s Hospital of Philadelphia’s Center for Fetal Diagnosis and Treatment. They came away calmed, comforted and armed with options. Read more about Emily's journey.
El walked into The Children’s Hospital of Philadelphia when she was 20 weeks pregnant with Emily. Look at her now.
Sacrococcygeal Teratoma (SCT)
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