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Evelyn–Now and Then

Evelyn is currently doing really well, and staying healthy with a low dose of blood pressure medication to protect her kidneys from further damage.

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Children's Health

Marcus and LCHADD

My husband and I have a beautiful son named Marcus. He is now a smart, sassy, strong and thriving 3-year-old.

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Children's Health

CMN Achievement Award Nomination–Amy Powne

I nominated Amy Powne for a UC Davis Children’s Hospital Children’s Miracle Achievement Award because, in every way, she exemplifies EXCELLENCE.

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Our Charlie's Story

It was a Thursday I’ll never forget. I was about 37 weeks pregnant when we learned there were complications...

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Surgery

This Story Had a Scary Beginning

Story Burger is lucky to be alive. Thanks to emergency room doctors and her mother’s instinct, the 21-month-old girl was able to survive a rare brain condition.

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Maternity

Our Baby's Born “Tongue-Tied”

June 29, 2017 was the most amazing day of our lives–Myla was born. I will never forget when they brought her to me. They placed her on my chest and I was overcome with so many emotions.

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Children's Health

Kaden's Kidney Disease

Our son Kaden was born with Polycystic Kidney Disease. By the time he was 2-years-old, his kidneys were enlarged and each weighed over 1 ½ pounds.

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Surgery

Unexpected Fetal Surgery

We can’t say enough great things about the staff at UC Davis. My daughter, Quinn, had fetal surgery when I was 18 weeks pregnant.

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Maternity

Thank You for Our Twins

I am sitting at my desk trying to figure out how to thank you all for helping my twins in ways that I will never fully comprehend.

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Surgery

Saving Avery

Baby Avery was just a week old and in severe circulatory distress when her parents, Eric and Kim Griffiths, rushed her along twisting Tuolumne County mountain roads.

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Surgery

Lina–Then and Now

In early 2015, in the middle of her 5th grade, Lina started suffering from periodic unexplained vomiting and weight loss. It also seemed that she wasn’t growing at the same rate as her peers...

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Cancer

We Were Told There Was a 40% Chance of Beating Brain Cancer

When Rancho Cordova resident Timmy Brown was 2 ½ years old, his parents, Mark and Maryanne, thought it might be an inner ear infection that was causing him to have trouble walking normally.

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Children's Health

Cadence's Story

On June 30 2013, my 7-year-old daughter, Cadence Stamper, unexpectedly suffered a severe stroke. The entire left side of her body was paralyzed.

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Surgery

From Tragedy to Triumph

Before Joseph turned a year old, he started showing symptoms for hydrocephalus–symptoms like headaches, migraines, nausea and vomiting.

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Maternity

MoMo Twins Update

Just one year ago, Josefina and Greg Walker received a special Leap Year gift – the birth of their identical, monoamniotic twin daughters, Isabella and Sofia.

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Children's Health

Scary Beginning–Happy Ending

I was admitted to UC Davis Hospital in February, 2012, with HELLP Syndrome (HELLP is a life-threatening pregnancy complication, a variant of preeclampsia.

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Maternity

Monoamniotic Twins

Josefina and Greg Walker, of Stockton, received a special Leap Year gift on Leap Year 2016 – the birth of their identical, monoamniotic twin daughters.

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Children's Health

I Was Born with a Brain Cyst

When I was born, my local hospital soon realized there was a cyst on my brain. I was immediately sent to UC Davis Children’s Hospital to be treated by a pediatric neurosurgeon.

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Surgery

Matthew's Story

After two miscarriages and the stillborn birth of their daughter Mia, Elk Grove residents Khae Saetern and Bobby Angeles now have the family that they have always dreamed of.

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Heart and Vascular

Baby Aiden Couldn't Eat

All we knew was that our infant son, Aiden, couldn’t eat. He also had terrible bloating. The first hospital we visited told us the reason he couldn’t keep food down–eating only 2 ounces at a time–was gas.

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Surgery

Born with Ectopia Cordis

I was brought to UC Davis Hospital when I was 25 weeks pregnant with my daughter, Taylor. I went in for an ultrasound thinking my daughter had hypoplatic left heart syndrome.

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