Connor's Spina Bifida Journey

Connor has been in the spotlight since before he was born. Doctors closed a hole in his spine while he was still in his mother's womb, and he was later born in our Garbose Family Special Delivery Unit. Follow his journey from prenatal repair of spina bifida to his dreams of becoming a broadway star.

Topics Covered: Fetal Surgery for Spina Bifida (Myelomeningocele) Spina Bifida Causes, Symptoms and Treatment

Related Centers and Programs: Center for Fetal Diagnosis and Treatment, Garbose Family Special Delivery Unit

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