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February 17, 2022

Gabriel Ryan wasn’t supposed to live. Today, he is thriving

By In the Loop In the Loop (@intheloop)

Gabriel Ryan wasn’t supposed to live. The Goodhue, Minnesota, toddler was diagnosed with polycystic kidney disease before birth. The disorder is usually fatal. But young Gabriel has defied the odds. Eric and Micayla Ryan were experienced parents. They had three children already and thought this ultrasound would be as routine as the ones that had […]

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Tags: Dr. Mikel Prieto, Kidney transplant, maternal fetal medicine, Mayo Clinic Children's Center, Mayo Eugenio Litta Children's Hospital, NICU


March 10, 2020

After Loss, Bereavement Keepsakes Wrap NICU Families in Love and Support

By In the Loop In the Loop (@intheloop)

Since 2013, Mayo Clinic NICU colleagues have sewn bereavement blankets and bags to help comfort families through some of the hardest times of their lives.

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Tags: Amie Benson, Laura Coons, Mayo Clinic Children's Center, NICU, Nuring


September 19, 2019

Gentle Wings Offers Families Photos That Comfort and Heal

By In the Loop In the Loop (@intheloop)

Dana Brennan Duffney, a desk operations specialist at Mayo Clinic, launched the nonprofit Gentle Wings to provide free photography sessions for families who have lost infants and those receiving care in the neonatal ICU.

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Tags: Dana Duffney, Gentle Wings, Mayo Eugenio Litta Children's Hospital, NICU, volunteer photographers


March 19, 2015

Cashing in on Life — Aspiring Auctioneer Takes Advantage of Second Chance

By In the Loop In the Loop (@intheloop)

By all accounts, and his parents’ admission, 10-year-old Cash Owens probably shouldn’t be alive today. “Twelve hours after he was born, he started vomiting neon green,” Leah Owens, Cash’s mom, tells us. “They told us that his intestines did not develop right.” At that point, their local health care provider told Leah and Dan Owens, […]

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Tags: GI Surgery, Mayo Clinic Children's Center, NICU, pediatrics


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