Parents will do everything to keep their children safe and healthy. So imagine how shaken Matt and Andrea Campbell were when they found out that Matt was not an eligible donor for their 1-year-old son, Brooks, who was in dire need of an organ donation. Fortunately, Andrea’s younger brother, Grant, was more than willing to
“Halfway home I asked to stop for a drink. Then afterward I hopped in the backseat to read a book to my brother. And that’s what saved me. Because the wreck happened a few miles down the road. The entire front of our car was crushed. My first thought was my hands. I had a
When this kid celebrated his 4th birthday, he got the most unlikely surprise: a simulation of a caesarean section using Play-Doh. You might be wondering, “what kid would want that?” Turns out, Jessica So’s son would. So, a board-certified dermatologist from San Francisco and a mom of two, showed her son how he came into
The medical team at Vatican’s pediatric hospital announced that they’ve successfully separated a pair of conjoined twin girls with an extremely rare congenital defect. Ervina and Prefina Bangalo were born on June 29, 2018, in Mbaiki, Central African Republic. The twins’ heads were fused back-to-back, and they share critical blood vessels around their brains –
Dogs are considered the most loyal companions a man could ever have, which is why they earned the well-deserved title of “man’s best friend”. More than just a pet, we treat these special creatures like family. No one understands the value we give to canines more than this California man and dog owner, Jason Garrett.
A father’s love was perfectly displayed when he got a matching tattoo of his son’s heart surgery scar. 6-year-old Joey Watts underwent life-saving heart surgery last month for supravalvular aortic stenosis (SVAS), a heart defect that develops while a baby is still in the womb and causes a narrowing of a section of the aorta.
A woman’s body goes through a series of drastic changes during and after pregnancy. Some of these are emotional such as mood swings, while others manifest physically such as weight gain and the appearance of stretch marks. Renee Shirfrin, a mother of three, is an example of a woman who went through all these radical developments. But
They said that once you find true love in this crazy world, you have to hold on to it and never let go. Lilit Marcus, an observant bystander, saw a glimpse of true love in the identity of a strange man in Target. The kind of true love that is willing to go beyond greater
It can be very emotionally challenging to work in a hospital, may it be as a medical staff, a doctor, or a nurse. This is because you get to witness very serious life situations, not just in terms of health conditions but also the many things happening at the background, like hospital visitors looking out
Motherhood is uniquely experienced by all who have children, be it birth or adoptive mother. You are A MOTHER. No two mothers are the same and no two babies are the same. So understandably, we all go through a phase of trying to figure out what is best for our children. We receive unsolicited advice
Triplets are already one of a kind, but having a conjoined twin in a triplet is something most people think is impossible. In fact, according to science this kind birth only happens once in every 200,000 live births! So when a couple, who were drug addicts failed to go on pre-natal check-ups had them —