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Hailey, juvenile arthritis patient Hailey was 6-years-old when she started feeling aches in her muscles and joints.
“The support from Sacred Heart has been amazing. The staff has become like our long-lost family,” said Latoya. “Relying on others during our weakest moments is very hard, but I wouldn’t want my child anywhere else."
Nathaniel was born in early February, one month before his due date. His mother, Megan, described the delivery as “very smooth”. However, the next day, a blockage caused Nathaniel’s small intestine to rupture escalating his need for increased, specialized care.
But Sarah’s physician discovered that Baby Wade, while in the womb, had meconium ileus, which spread when Sarah’s water broke. Anticipating that Wade would have trouble breathing on his own, the NICU team prepared for Wade’s arrival.
Lucy Elanor Andrews’ birthday was nothing short of a miracle. As her shoulders came out during her otherwise smooth delivery, Lucy’s airway was blocked by meconium ileus in the womb. Not able to breathe, she turned blue and began to aspirate.
Charley Howell of Pensacola was just 2 months old when her mother, Heather, noticed that Charley seemed too small for her age and was actually losing weight when she should be growing by leaps and bounds.
Dennis “DJ” Jackson of Crestview is a very lucky little boy. The 9-year-old miraculously survived a tragic, head-on collision between two trucks on a bridge near Crestview on Jan. 6, 2015.
Bob Comer is back to walking his dog, Elsa, thanks to the expert care he received at Sacred Heart Hospital on the Gulf in Port St. Joe.
Twins Catherine and Nathaniel Tate are happy and healthy today after spending five weeks in the NICU at The Children’s Hospital at Sacred Heart.