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Premature Baby Turns 2 After Traumatic Start

Juliana Vidigal was just shy of 26 weeks pregnant when she started bleeding and feeling abdominal pain. She immediately called her neighbor, who gave her a ride to a nearby hospital in San Francisco. The news wasn’t good.

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On the Road to Normal Eating for Baby Born With Laryngeal Cleft

At our aerodigestive center, we have a large multidisciplinary team—ENTs who intimately understand airway disorders, speech-language pathologists and occupational therapists who specialize in babies with swallowing disorders, pulmonologists who concentrate on aspiration, and gastroenterologists who understand reflux in the context of cleft.

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Six Adopted Kids, All With Special Needs

The Moore family of Concord, California, has set a record for having the most kids from one family receiving care at Stanford Medicine Children’s Health. We couldn’t think of a nicer family to reach this milestone.

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Increasing Rates of Kangaroo Care for Everyone

At Stanford Medicine Children’s Health, a team of neonatologists are tackling health equity—making sure every patient has the same opportunity to be healthy—especially when it comes to kangaroo care (holding your baby with your skin touching).