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Never Lose HoPE

Guest Author: Melissa, Isaiah’s mom Our journey started on January 11, 2016 when we found out we we were pregnant with Isaiah. When I was 18 weeks, my primary OBGYN noticed something wrong with Isaiah’s head. He wasn’t sure what was going on, so he sent us to a maternal fetal medicine specialist. This doctor …

There is always HoPE

By Amy L. Springer, Guest Author I learned that I was pregnant February 24, 1994. I had a sonogram like normal and all was good. I later started to have problems with bleeding, so we did another sonogram, which showed the baby to have a “lemon-shaped head” and I had placenta previa so a follow …

New NIH Study on Environmental Determinants of Holoprosencephaly

New NIH study on Environmental Determinants of Holoprosencephaly  We understand only a fraction of the causes of holoprosencephaly and what leads to the wide spectrum of clinical features seen in patients with holoprosencephaly. In this new environmental study, we are trying to better understand the different factors that can contribute to holoprosencephaly and its presentation …