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January 22, 2020

Tiny But Mighty, Lorelei Overcomes Devastating Digestive Disease

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For Jordyn and Michael Threat, having a premature baby was frightening on its own. Then learning that their firstborn, Lorelei, had a potentially fatal digestive system disease was an additional shock. But despite her size, Lorelei was tough. And with the support of a compassionate Mayo Clinic team, she rebounded time and again.

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Tags: Dr. Denise Klinkner, Dr. Mounif El-Youssef, Dr. Rayna Grothe, Mayo Clinic Children's Center, Necrotizing enterocolitis, Neonatal ICU, Pediatric surgery, Premature birth


October 21, 2019

Lillian’s Gift: Finding New Purpose Driven by Grief

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Mark and Anna Stanfield’s daughter, Lillian, arrived at 35 weeks gestation, but she was stillborn. While the family still mourns the loss of their baby girl, they have worked to further research focused on stillbirth, as well as provide comfort to others dealing with pregnancy loss.

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Tags: Dr. Norman Davies, Maternal Fetal Medicine, Neonatal ICU, Pregnancy loss


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