Patient Stories

Children's Health

Triple the joy

Read how UC Davis Health handled a very special delivery.

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Surgery

Baby Aria saved by UC Davis Fetal Care and Treatment Center

Read how fetal interventions helped baby Aria after she was diagnosed with hydrops.

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Pregnant mom battles COVID-19, delivers baby while in ICU

Read how Diana Estrada-Arauza gave birth to a healthy baby boy at UC Davis Children’s Hospital after being successfully treated for community acquired COVID-19 during her pregnancy.

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Surgery

After a decade, UC Davis neurosurgeons provide epilepsy relief

Read how neurosurgery at UC Davis Children's Hospital changed Kate Bornino's life.

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The science that gave a girl who couldn't hear an ear for music

When Gianna was born blind and deaf, she wasn’t guaranteed a regular childhood. By accessing UC Davis Health, she became one of the youngest patients to ever receive cochlear implants.

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Maternity

Supportive doctors make baby Stella’s arrival even more wonderful

Testimonial submitted by Stephanie Walsh, labor and delivery patient

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Surgery

Pediatric Heart Center saves baby Emerald

Testimonial submitted by Mike and Kendra Lamm, parents of pediatric heart patient Emerald

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Why Asha chose UC Davis Health for her family's care

My mom worked for UC Davis when I was a child and retired after 36 years, so we have always had our care under UC Davis Health. When I started my own family, I chose UC Davis Health

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Maternity

Staff shout out to Dr. Sunderji

Staff shout out submitted by Tabitha Downs

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Maternity

Staff shout out to Natasha Nieto

Staff shout out submitted by Debbie Albert

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Surgery

Expert team provides life-saving care to seven week old Chloe

Testimonial submitted by Alyssa Able, Chloe’s mom

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Maternity

Expert care and comfort at UC Davis Children's Hospital

Testimonial submitted by Sherie Voorhies, Emma’s mother

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Children's Health

A teen athlete gets another chance

Testimonial submitted by Sherie Voorhies, Emma’s mother

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Cancer

A spunky girl with a smile that melts hearts

Testimonial submitted by Vanessa Wright-Gosnell, Madelyn’s mom

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Children's Health

Two boys – double the miracles

Testimonial submitted by Payton Headrick, the twins’ mom

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Cancer

Pediatric cancer patient saved by local experts

Testimonial submitted by Kyle Westbrook, mother of pediatric cancer patient Marshall

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