Born with an intraventricular hemorrhage, Eric was expected to have serious neurological dysfunction such as cerebral palsy. Today, after expert care by CHOC and big ambitions, Eric is anticipating medical school this fall.
Neonatology / NICU
Amy’s twin daughters were born at just 24 weeks, 3 days. They spent four months in CHOC’s NICU. Here’s her advice to other moms.
What is is like to be in the NICU during COVID-19? One mom of two recent CHOC NICU graduates shares her family’s story.
Parents of patients in the neonatal intensive care unit at CHOC Hospital now have at their fingertips new technology to help them better understand, track and analyze data showing their baby’s progress while receiving care.
Dr. Anthony Chang had been a physician for 40 years — and had cared for thousands of medically complex children with fragile hearts — when his own child needed heart surgery. Around the same time, he became a heart surgery patient himself.
Cora and Ellie were born at just 24 weeks, 3 days. They spent 136 days in CHOC’s Small Baby Unit before they were healthy enough to go home.
Baby Hope looked into her mother’s eyes and gurgled. Four days short of turning 9 months old, wearing a white onesie with the words “Best Gift Ever” on the front, she made more baby talk. “You’re always a big chatterbox – what are you saying?” her mother, Elizabeth “Becca” Wyneken, said as she smiled and […]