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Kicking the Odds

Posted by Fetal Care Center Dallas on Jan 16, 2019 4:07:41 PM

Meet Uriah: The first baby in North Texas to undergo surgery before he was born.

A quick online search of spina bifida — one of the most common birth defects affecting 1,500 to 2,000 American babies a year — generates phrases such as “not curable” and “damage to the spinal cord and nerves can’t be reversed.” But as Sarah Prowell and Sean Kirby watch their newborn, Uriah, kick his legs between naps, they are hopeful for his future.

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Topics: spina bifida

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