Open Fetoscopic Fetal MMC Repair Outcomes | Dr. Jena Miller

>>Hello my name is Jena Miller and I am the lead of the fetalscopic spina bifida repair program at the John Hopkins Center for Fetal Therapy. Today I will share with you our initial results for our pilot trial of open two-port fetoscopic repair of fetal spina bifida. The MOMS trial established that there are […]

Natural or Low Intervention Birth at Maine Medical Center

>>EMILY: We were having our first baby and of course, it’s a blizzard and we’re on our way to the hospital. We both really liked the idea of not having any interventions and if possible, trying to do things naturally.>>DR. REBECCA HUNT: A low intervention birth can actually mean many different things. For some women, […]

Fetal Surgery for Spina Bifida

>>When a mom decides to have an operation on her unborn baby, nothing could be more vulnerable to a person than at that moment. I remember the first time I did an operation before the baby was born, and I left the room and I immediately said to no one, but I said it out […]

Fetal Surgery for Spina Bifida: Illustrated

>>Fetal surgery for spina bifida is an incredibly complex procedure. At Children’s Hospital of Philadelphia, where the surgery was developed, a team of more than 20 people are in the operating room. They include up to four fetal surgeons, one neurosurgeon, two anesthesiologists, a maternal fetal medicine specialist, a fetal cardiologist and specialized nurses. They […]