Lives were saved and dreams came true in our April “In the Moment” posts. We invite you to take a glance at those you may have missed, or a second peek at those you’ve already enjoyed.
2. Isn’t little Isabella Montgomery lovely? Born at 27 weeks gestation and weighing 1 lb., 7 oz., she’s making progress every day in our Neonatal Intensive Care Unit (NICU). According to her mom, Tiffany Suzanne Montgomery, Isabella is expected to be ready to go home by late May.
3. The medical care for 17-year-old Courteney Boyle has been complex since she was born with an underdeveloped brain stem. She’s achieved several milestones and is even a “trailblazer” as the first person to complete the 19.3-mile Disney’s Fairy Tale Challenge in a wheelchair.
4. Call it divine intervention or serendipity. But Matt Turley, a 6’4” basketball player at Ellet High School, benefited from the opposing team’s on-site medical care that turned a scary situation into a minor bump in the road. Photo credit: Leah Klafczynski/ Akron Beacon Journal
9. The wild throw nailed Gabriella Hosack hard in the back of the head – so hard it knocked her unconscious and gave her whiplash. That was just the beginning of medical problems that tormented Gabriella for 4+ years.