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...
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...
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...
Brayden’s Story

Brayden’s Story

In 2015, what began as a normal day for Brayden and his family, ended with an emergency Life Flight to the Pediatric Intensive Care Unit. Twenty-month-old Brayden had a midgut volvulus, caused by a developmental abnormality called intestinal malrotation. Brayden...