Children's Hospital Colorado

NICU Patient Stories: Where Are They Now?

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At Children’s Hospital Colorado’s Fetal Care Center, Neonatal Intensive Care Unit (NICU), and Heart Institute, we specialize in caring for critically ill newborns before birth and during their first days, weeks and months. But our goal is that they have many, many healthy months and years after that. Thanks to our dedicated care team and advanced capabilities, many of these babies go on to live rich, full lives.

From prematurity to complex heart conditions to breathing issues and more, we have helped thousands of babies overcome severe conditions. Keep reading to learn where some of those babies are today and see how far they have come.

Evelyn

Age: 3

Diagnosis: Giant omphalocele

If you could have any superpower, what would it be? Flight.

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Jayden

Age: 2

Diagnosis: Spina bifida

If you could have any superpower, what would it be? Super speed and electrokinesis.

Viola

Age: 1

Diagnosis: Fetal heart block

If you could have any superpower, what would it be? Invisibility.

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Oliver

Age: 3

Diagnosis: Hypoplastic left heart syndrome

If you could have any superpower, what would it be? Superhuman speed

Noah

Age: 4

Diagnosis: Congenital diaphragmatic hernia

If you could have any superpower, what would it be? Unshakable happiness.

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Did you or your child graduate from our Fetal Care Center, NICU or Heart Institute? If so, we’d love to hear from you.

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NICU patient stories

Do you want to learn about more kids who have benefited from the expertise and compassion of our NICU experts? Read more of our NICU patient stories.

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