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This past Father's Day, the Colorado Fetal Care Center hosted the second annual reunion for a day of connection and friendship at the hospital's Fresh Market Place dining area & the Garden of Hope. Guests played games, ate lunch and enjoyed plenty of entertainment.
Families also reconnected with the medical teams who were there to battle potentially fatal fetal conditions.
"We see them when they're in the hospital and when they're sick, but we don't know how they're doing after they go home. So it's nice to reconnect and see how they're thriving at home," said Dr. Ken Liechty, pediatric and fetal surgeon.
Families also connected with other parents who had gone through similar experiences -- as their young ones delighted in fun activities, and even face-painting.
For a majority of parents, their babies received surgical intervention while in-utero weeks before birth or minutes within coming into the world.
See the excitement and joy from all who attended by watching this special story about families being reunited with doctors.
Credit to: CBS Denver 6/20/2016
Also check out our photo gallery from the event.
For event feedback or questions, contact us at CFCCReunion@gmail.com.
The Colorado Fetal Care Center offers integrated maternal and fetal care for families facing a pregnancy with a fetal abnormality or abnormalities. It is a part of the Colorado Institute for Maternal and Fetal Health, whose team includes top-ranked, internationally-known fetal surgeons, physicians and experts in maternal fetal medicine, fetal surgery and the full range of pediatric sub-specialties in a partnership between Children’s Colorado, University of Colorado Hospital and University of Colorado School of Medicine.