When Kaylee was diagnosed with Prader-Willi Syndrome, her mom’s research showed that the leading doctor to treat patients with Prader-Willi Syndrome was at SHANDS at UF. The family couldn’t have been more thankful. Hear Kaylee’s story.
Mia and Maya spent months in the NICU still developing and growing. It was two months before Lizzette and Eddie could even hold their tender babies. Hear their story.
Landis was born 2 months prematurely. Landis’ mother was sent to Winnie Palmer Hospital via the high risk clinic at Winnie Palmer Hospital due to complications with her pregnancy. Hear Landis’ story.
At 12-years-old, Katie was diagnosed with Osteosarcoma (Bone Cancer). She ended up spending over 100 days/nights in the hospital for inpatient chemo. Hear Katie’s story.
Lauren’s coronary heart disease (CHD) was discovered when she was born after Winnie Palmer Hospital did standard testing. Lauren was then transferred from Winnie Palmer Hospital to Arnold Palmer Hospital when she was two days old for surgery. Hear her story.
Maleah began life as a healthy little girl who only had the occasional cold. But at 3-years-0ld, Maleah was sent to Arnold Palmer ER due to swollen glands and a rapid increase in white blood cell counts. Hear Maleah’s story.
Valerie gained an angel, and a miracle with the birth of her twins. Born prematurely, Justice lost her sister just eight hours after their birth. Hear her mother tell her story.
Holden’s parents learned about his heart defect during pregnancy. He was diagnosed with complete A/V Canal with an overriding aorta (congenital heart defect). Hear Holden’s story.
Caden was first seen at the Howard Phillips Center at Arnold Palmer Medical Center when he was 9 months old for developmental delays. He was diagnosed with Autism Spectrum Disorder. Hear his story.
No one expects a medical crisis. Yet the unexpected happened for one family a few days after Christmas in 2009 when Alexis woke up screaming because of an excruciating headache. Hear her story.