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Tag Archives: newborn screening
Five Hundred Fifty Five Feet
Just over a year ago, I received an exciting email notifying me that I was selected to be part of the Baby’s First Test Consumer Task Force for 2012. What an amazing year it has been… Here is a recap of … Continue reading
Posted in Advocacy, Baby's First Test, Medical, Newborn Screening Tagged advocate, baby's first test, Consumer Task force, feet, newborn screening, SACHDNC 1 Comment
Texas Born- Newborn Screening in the Lone Star State: Congenital Heart Defects and Pulse Ox
By being part of the Baby’s First Test Consumer Task force, I have had the opportunity to meet some amazing people and parents this past year. This next story comes through one of those connections and meetings. Though, I have … Continue reading
Posted in Advocacy, Medical, Newborn Screening, Texas Born Tagged baby, birth, CHD, Congenital heart defects, heart defects, newborn, newborn screening, pulse ox, texas Leave a comment
Texas Born~Newborn Screening in the Lone Star State: SCID (Severe Combined Immunodeficiency)
I recently had the opportunity to virtually “meet” Jennifer Garcia, an amazing mom on a mission. This is her story of her son, Cameron, and his battle with Severe Combined Immunodeficiency (also known as the “Bubble Boy Disease“). I am … Continue reading
Posted in Advocacy, Genetics, Medical, Newborn Screening, Texas Born Tagged bubble boy, immune system, newborn screening, SCID, severe combined immune deficiency, texas Leave a comment
United Mitochondrial Disease Conference 2012~ Washington D.C.
For this stay-at -home- mom… I sure haven’t been staying home much these past 2 months. Next week, I will head to Washington D.C. for the 2nd time! I was just there 3 weeks ago with the Baby’s First Test … Continue reading