Pragya’s Story

Pragya’s Story

Just because one has beauty on the outside doesn’t mean that there isn’t a battle happening on the inside. Sometimes, behind a beautiful smile is the untold story of constant invisible pain, determination, and an uphill medical battle. Pragya lends her voice for...
Natalie’s Story

Natalie’s Story

In July 2023, at 28-years-old, Natalie underwent the Ladd’s procedure as corrective surgery for her diagnosed intestinal malrotation. It is her great pleasure to announce her procedure was a wonderful success. Prior to the surgery, Natalie’s life was plagued by...
Danielle’s Story

Danielle’s Story

Danielle is 35-years-old and was born with intestinal malrotation. She presented with symptoms at birth (1988) which consisted of extreme abdominal pain (relief only after a bowel movement), vomiting, dark/bloody stools, white stools, diarrhea, reflux, and abdominal...
Chantele’s Story

Chantele’s Story

Chantele is 46 years old and found out that she had intestinal malrotation at age 40 during an emergency room visit for abdominal pain. She was told that it was ‘no big deal and it wasn’t the cause of my pain.’ Although she wasn’t told what the cause was. As with many...
Mary Brooks’ Story

Mary Brooks’ Story

In March 2012 our Mary Brooks, just shy of three weeks old, had emergency surgery after being diagnosed with intestinal malrotation and midgut volvulus, a congenital birth defect that affects approximately 1 in 500 infants. Mary Brooks’ life-threatening ordeal...