Miracle Moments

From caregiver to cared for

From caregiver to cared for

From caregiver to cared for Newborn Intensive Care Unit Most women find the nine months of their pregnancy to be a joyful time. A time of decorating nurseries, finding out genders, picking names and attending baby showers. But for Kelly and Jeffrey Kempton, their... read more
Unstoppable

Unstoppable

Unstoppable Alex Hilgeford “The night Alex was born, the doctor asked everyone but me and my husband, Drew, to leave the room so that he could talk about what was wrong with him,” says Mindy. “I was like, ‘what do you mean, what’s wrong? He’s perfect!’ And he said,... read more
Aubree

Aubree

The Marcinko family’s overnight stay at Dayton Children’s might have been a little cramped. But Abbie Marcinko can’t say enough about the great care her daughter received at the hospital before, during and after her surgery.

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Kenzee

Kenzee

Kenzee was diagnosed with adolescent idiopathic scoliosis when she was eight years old, a condition that caused an “S” curvature of her spine. Several years of specialized back braces and physical therapy helped, but after going through a growth spurt the curves in Kenzee’s spine progressed.

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Teddy

Teddy

Teddy was born 13 weeks early and weighed less than 2.5 pounds. Because Teddy needed specialized surgery only provided at Dayton Children’s, he was transferred from his birth hospital to the Dayton Children’s NICU.

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Jules

Jules

Jules was diagnosed at 18 months with medulloblastoma, an aggressive, fast-growing brain tumor. After surgery to remove the tumor, he began chemotherapy to destroy any remaining cancer cells.

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