By the time Peightyn was born, she had already received three blood transfusions. That’s because at 26-weeks pregnant, her mom, Ashleigh, developed antibodies against her unborn baby’s blood type, which caused Peightyn’s organs to swell and her body to begin to shut down.
Today on the Akron Children’s Hospital Facebook page, we asked our friends what they are thankful for. For me, I am so grateful for the compassionate and knowledgeable doctors who saved my daughter’s life in 2009 when she contracted a bacterial infection. I especially want to thank kidney specialist Dr. Prebis, as well as Drs. Pope, Bigham, Tirodker and Malhotra of […]