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Our kids

Children, parents, and their stories are what Children's National Medical Center is all about. Read more "Our Kids", patient stories from Children's National Medical Center.  

We want to give you an opportunity to share your firsthand experience with others. We invite you to tell your story and share your experience at Children's National with us.

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Brooke


When Brooke's family returned from vacation last July, dad Chris described them as just a "a normal family returning from a family vacation.

"Little did we know, in a matter of days, our "normal" world would change. Brooke had bloodwork for a rash, and the next day started a month-long hospital stay that would be the first of four. In November, we were admitted to Children's National to start the bone marrow transplant process."

  

  Brooke's family tells their story in this video.

 

Ian McNeely

When Ian was flown by helicopter from the local emergency room to Children's National, his family's lives changed dramatically. "We were given a diagnosis of severe coarcation of the aorta," says his mom Danielle. "Our little boy was extremely ill, and not yet strong enough to undergo surgery. But along with this frightening diagnosis, we were also given hope."

Ian's mom tells her son's story in the video below:

 

 

Ryan Cole

Ryan 
weighed less than two pounds when he was born. He was less than a foot long, and his biggest toe was the size of a Tic Tac ®. For the first 94 days of his life, Ryan slept in an incubator in the Neonatal Intensive Care Unit at Children's National. His dad Eric created this emotionally powerful video to tell his son's story:

 

 

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Sammy

Just days after Sammy was born his pediatrician heard a faint heart murmur. A cardiologist determined that Sammy had a hole in his heart. Read more about how Children's National helped Sammy.
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Zoie Zoie

Zoie's story begins on a few days before her third birthday when she fell on the playground. After brushing herself off, she got right back up and continued playing. But two weeks later when the swelling on her left side didn't go down, "the whirlwind" began.
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Lauren Lauren

In February 2011, a mother finally got the answer she needed to stop the tormenting stomach pains-mystery her daughter had it was celiac disease (CD). Seven-year-old Lauren recounts her first symptoms, "I had stomach aches and I was really tired. Also, I didn't grow a lot."
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