condition: Hydrocephalus

Carson’s Story

Carson is a bubbly, happy little 7-year-old boy who can be found swiftly zooming around in his wheelchair, complete with light up wheels. But when he was born, he wasn’t expected to live very long. His prognosis was extremely poor. Although his family hoped for the best, they were prepared for the worst. Carson was […]

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How Nationwide Children’s Hospital saved our daughter’s life.

I was 28 weeks pregnant when I went for a routine checkup with my OB. While at that appointment I was diagnosed with pre-eclampsia and sent over to Doctor’s Hospital for monitoring. After 7 hours of monitoring they let myself and my husband know that I would be admitted and staying in the hospital until […]

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Mattilyn is a happy 1st grader, that loves school. She also loves dance and meatballs. She lights up the room everywhere she goes and has never met a stranger. She is an awesome sister to a little brother and sister. Myelomeningocele has caused a lot of road bumps, but it does not define her. She […]

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