condition: Spina Bifida

Grace’s Story

Grace’s first visit to Nationwide Children’s Hospital was before she was born. A fetal MRI revealed that she had myelomeningocele, the most common and severe type of spina bifida. Spina bifida is neurological condition that can cause a portion of the spinal cord and the surrounding structures to develop outside, instead of inside, the body. […]

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Gracelynn’s Story

Kelly’s 22-week ultra sound came with a whirlwind of emotions. There was absolute joy learning she would be having a baby girl. And there was true fear as Kelly and her husband, Brad, learned that little Gracelynn’s ventricles were larger than normal and that she may not survive. Later that week, a High Risk OBGYN […]

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