Patient Stories

Valley Children's is honored to provide care for children living in the Central Valley. We are continually inspired by our patients' courage, and invite you to read these real patient stories as reminders of the journeys of struggle, healing and hope that we encounter daily.

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Connor's Story

Born at just 24.5 weeks gestation, Connor weighed 1 pound 13 ounces and was in need of specialized care to survive. "His outcome was uncertain,... Read More

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Shawn and Adrianna's Story

Adopted separately at very young ages, Shawn and Adrianna were both born with spina bifida, a birth defect in which a baby’s spinal cord fails to... Read More

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Mac's Story

At 37 weeks pregnant, Veronica woke up in labor at 4 a.m., then rushed to the hospital. A little more than an hour later, Mac was born. Mac had... Read More

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Jayden's Story

Diagnosed with early onset scoliosis at just five years old, Jayden smiled as he underwent his first spine-lengthening treatment at Valley Children’s... Read More