Patient Stories

Diagnosed Before Birth, Baby With CDH Is Now a Healthy Toddler

Summer 70x70.jpgSummer’s family chose Seattle Children’s for her newborn care when an ultrasound during pregnancy showed a hole in her diaphragm. Read the story.

Baby Born with Rare, Life-Threatening Skin Condition Celebrates Her First Birthday

HarperHarper arrived at our level IV NICU with a rare, life-threatening skin condition. Creative solutions saved her limbs and life. Read the story.

Asher Pens a Letter of Gratitude to the Doctor Who Cared for Him and His Dad

AsherMany of the same providers who cared for Asher in the NICU had also cared for his dad, Chris, when he was a baby. Read the story.

Life-Saving Surgery Ensures Oliver is Home for the Holidays

OliverOliver bounced back from overwhelming odds with an amazing recovery. His family is now looking forward to its first Christmas with him. Read the story.

Montana Twins’ Hearts Beat in Harmony Following Unexpected Surgery Days After Birth

freyaTransported from Bozeman, Montana to Seattle Children's for open heart surgery when she was just a week old, Sabina and her sister are thriving now. Read the story.

Saving Baby Poppy

PoppyBefore she was born, Poppy Dahl was diagnosed with hypoplastic left heart syndrome. Watch her story of survival and learn how her care team worked to give her a fighting chance. Watch the video.  

Weighing the Options

Seattle Children's surgeons play a leading role in evaluating whether surgery is the best treatment option. Read the full story