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Healing hearts: How Children’s and a simple newborn screening test saved my son

Healing hearts: How Children’s and a simple newborn screening test saved my son

http://pulse.seattlechildrens.org/healing-hearts-childrens-simple-newborn-screening-test-saved-son/

Source: On the Pulse Blog

Chrissy Ehlinger had a very normal pregnancy, so when her son Carter was born she had no concerns about his health. He was beautiful and perfect and looked like any healthy baby should. It wasn’t until a simple, inexpensive and non-invasive newborn screening test called pulse oximetry screening revealed the unthinkable.