Tag: heart

Mackenzie Jacobson

Baby Turns Blue Shortly After Birth

April 29th, 2016

“Mackenzie collapsed as a result of her heart condition, tetralogy of Fallot” Mackenzie and her twin sister were born at 33 weeks, each weighing five pounds. Having shown signs of complications in utero, the doctors were taking extra precautions with Mackenzie. The girls were placed in the NICU, and at a mere two days old, […]

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Colton Anglin

Baby Turns Blue at Birth Due to Lack of Oxygen

February 24th, 2016

“The reversed arteries in his heart put him in cardiorespiratory failure” The sweet sound of an infant’s first cry is one of the happiest moments for new parents. When Colton was born via cesarean section, his mom and dad were robbed of this special gift. The cruel reality was that their baby boy had started […]

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Jaxson – Hero of the Month

October 21st, 2015

“A 3-year-old with potential heart failure” Two minutes is a long time for a 3-year-old to be cooped up, so can you imagine how hard 2 ½ weeks confined to a hospital bed would be? This is what Iowa native, Jaxson, endured after having heart surgery at Mercy Hospital, Des Moines. Jaxson was born with […]

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