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  • Published November 13, 2007

    Jaime, 2 year-old from Edinburg, Texas

    He’s a fighter! Jaime has been a patient at DCH since he was a newborn. Because of a diagnosis of complex heart defects at birth, pediatric cardiovascular surgeons Dr. Mark Morales and Dr. Mark Bielefeld performed many cardiac surgeries on Jaime. In addition to other complications, Jaime has also had … Read More
  • Published November 13, 2007

    Marissa, 5 year-old from Aransas Pass, Texas

    Marissa is a miracle baby! Heart defects were detected early in the pregnancy of Marissa’s mom but determined to fight for her baby’s life, she made important decisions to follow. At 20 weeks in the pregnancy, her mom started visiting pediatric geneticist Dr. Raymond Lewandowski and pediatric cardiologist Dr. John … Read More
  • Published November 13, 2007

    Micah and Aiden, 11 month-olds from Corpus Christi, Texas

    Double trouble! These gorgeous twins arrived at DCH in an ambulance, transported by a team of pediatric paramedics. Micah and Aiden were born premature at 26 weeks of gestation, and needed a lot of specialized care. The Neonatologists and pediatric nursing staff at DCH Neonatal Intensive Care Unit were in … Read More
  • Published November 13, 2007

    Osbaldo, 1 year-old from Harlingen, Texas

    Big Smiles, Bright Spirit! Osbaldo “Ozzie” was born with cleft lip and palate. As a newborn, pediatric orthodontist Dr. Deji Fashemo, worked with Ozzie doing a procedure called Naso-Alveolar Molding Therapy which helps bring the cleft segments closer together by wearing a specialized appliance in his mouth. The process involves … Read More
  • Published November 13, 2007

    Valerie, 2 year-old from Laredo, Texas

    Following birth, Valerie and her family rushed to Driscoll Children’s Hospital Neonatal Intensive Care Unit after being diagnosed with renal failure and Vater Syndrome. She required personal and immediate attention from her physicians, pediatric nephrologists Dr. William Allen, Dr. Samhar Al-Akash, and pediatric surgeon Dr. Stephen Almond. With the overwhelming … Read More