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Staff shout-out to lactation consultant Jessica Hopp

With patience and compassion, Jessica helps a mother get through one of the hardest parts of her postpartum experience.

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Children's Health

A phenomenal team effort and life-changing care help spinal muscular atrophy patient and her family

Malena was diagnosed with spinal muscular atrophy when she was 15 months old. Now as a teen, she is a vibrant high school student who has ambitions of attending Stanford University.

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Children's Health

NICU patient Chase is now 3-years-old and thriving

It’s been quite the journey so far and my husband and I will forever be grateful to all the UC Davis staff for their knowledge, attentiveness and compassion!

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Children's Health

Ivy’s miraculous recovery

Thanks to the UC Davis pediatric emergency team and countless prayers, Ivy’s parents have their little girl back.

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Maternity

Another Fontan patient joins motherhood with healthy baby

With help from UC Davis Health, patient Karla Barrientos had baby Andrea.

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World-class expertise helps teen make miraculous recovery

After being diagnosed with a rare auto-immune disease, Ashley spent months at UC Davis Children’s Hospital where life-saving care, optimism, and genuine love got her back to her life and the people she loves.

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Surgery

Thanks to the amazing care at UC Davis, Alana is now a thriving, independent and healthy little girl

After spending 119 days in the NICU, the Bender family could finally take their miracle baby home. Six years later, Alana is healthy, energetic, loves music, dancing and her family.

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Maternity

Fontan patient fulfills her dreams of motherhood

Born with only one functional heart ventricle, Kayla Price always thought that having a baby wasn’t in the cards. But then she got her miracle.

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Surgery

The specialists who gave a boy a heart for life

After being born with a rare heart defect, Damian overcame three open-heart surgeries with the help of pediatric specialists who provided life-saving care and support to him and his family.

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Surgery

Multiple heart surgeries set the stage for a promising future

Casey was born with a congenital heart defect and needed a series of surgeries to repair it. Now as a 16-year-old, he lives a normal teenage life as he pursues photography, engineering and a promising future.

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Children's Health

Healing local athletes

After suffering a sports injury, Julian and his family turned to his local pediatrician for help.

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Maternity

Staff shout-out to nurse Michelle Duncan

Michelle Duncan helps mother through a tough delivery.

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Maternity

Becoming a first-time parent amid the COVID-19 pandemic

Choosing UC Davis Health – and placing my family’s care in the hands of such genuinely amazing people – was a no-brainer.

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Cancer

10-year-old girl fights leukemia battle with resilience, grace

Jessenia Muro looks forward to next chapter, after year of chemotherapy.

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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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