More than 2,000 miles separated Amy Tippets from her nearest family members when she and her husband, Trevor, received difficult news 16 weeks into their third pregnancy. Their in-utero daughter was diagnosed not only with Trisomy 21 (Down syndrome), but with a congenital heart defect called AVSD that would require surgery soon after she was […]
Erin and Rob Davies of Boardman are not doctors, nor trained ultrasound techs, but even they knew something was wrong when the room suddenly went quiet during their baby’s 20-week ultrasound. The mid-pregnancy anatomy scan is the prenatal visit many parents look most forward to, where they can see their baby forming in the womb […]
I would recommend this children’s hospital to anybody! My daughter, McKenzi, was born Jan. 9, 2014, at MedCentral (OhioHealth) Mansfield Hospital. After giving birth to her, they placed her in my arms and let me feed her. She ate with no problem, but later through the evening and next day she got to where she […]
96 days. That’s how long it took to bring my family of 5 together under the same roof. Our twins, Harper and Paige, were born at St. Elizabeth Health Center in Youngstown last November at just 25 weeks and 5 days. Both girls weighed a little more than a pound, and they were immediately transported […]
We are so thankful for all of the care we got at Akron Children’s Maternal Fetal Medicine Center while I was pregnant with our son, Gabriel. When I was 30 weeks along in my pregnancy, I didn’t feel any movement. My OB did a non stress test and could barely capture his heart. His heart rate looked like Arabic on paper.