Stories

The story of Gunner… Gunner was born the day after last Christmas. When we at long last laid eyes on our 3rd beautiful baby, he was everything we dreamed he would be. Immediately after his (normal) birth, the OBGYN looks around at all of my family in the room as if he is looking for […]
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I was an older Mother to be at 39, but was in great shape and had had no indication that anything would be wrong with my baby, Lydia. So, the day came, and Lydia was born and placed on my chest. She looked fine to me! But, then a few hours later, I got the […]
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Our beautiful daughter, Lorelei, was born on November 2, 2010 following induction at 41 weeks. She had been breach from at least 19 weeks, and had flipped on her own by 37 weeks. On day one of her life, our pediatrician was suspicious for craniosynostosis, and x-rays were done to confirm his suspicion. After meeting […]
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Anthony “AJ” was born on a cold winter day in January 2009. He had a little trouble coming into this world and had to be born emergency C-section. He was perfect! When Anthony was 4 months old we noticed a ridge that ran down the middle of his head. We brought it up to our […]
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Lucy’s craniosynostosis journey began in Fall 2011, when we noticed that her head shape was changing. A bump, or protrusion, was forming in the back, and her forehead became more prominent. Her head was growing more elongated from front to back. We kept an eye on it for a few months, and then decided to […]
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Hi there. I’m Harrison and this is my journey through reconstructive surgery for Metopic synostosis. This started back in November of 2012 at my 2 month checkup. The doc said we’d re-evaluate at 4 months. In January he referred us to the first specialist. He confirmed what my pediatrician feared and that is that I […]
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