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The doctors still aren’t sure what happened. There was no warning. Channel was at school and had just run a couple of miles during gym. Afterwards, she just seemed to collapse.
For the first five months of my pregnancy, I had high blood pressure and wasn’t able to drink or eat. As a precaution, I also had a scheduled doctor’s visit every week.
This story begins in 2012. Shortly before Thanksgiving of that year, Erin Ciapponi delivered her second child at Mercy Medical Center in Redding, Calif.
Sarah McElroy, pregnant with twins, woke in the middle of night. Only 28 weeks into her pregnancy, her water breaking was the furthest thing from her mind.
Great job to the UC Davis Fetal Care and Treatment Center Team!!!!
Shortly after birth, Dorian Vasquez was diagnosed with necrotizing enterocolitis and was transferred to UC Davis Children’s Hospital for care.
When our son, 14-year-old Rob, pointed his skis downhill and pushed off to compete in the high school ski race in March, few in the crowd knew his story.
We would like you to know how grateful we are for the wonderful, attentive care our 16-year-old son, Zack, received at UC Davis Children’s Hospital.
Right after he was born, we noticed that our son Connor had some difficulty breathing. We hoped it was just a floppy airway that would develop as he got older.
At my routine 20 week pregnancy ultrasound, a heart abnormality was identified. Soon after, via a fetal echocardiogram, Pediatric Cardiology diagnosed my soon-to-be-born son, Liam, with Truncus Arteriosus.
I looked to my left, and in the darkest hours of the night I could just make out their faces. My husband, Aaron, so handsome and sleeping so soundly, with his head barely on his pillow.