Medium-chain acyl-CoA dehydrogenase deficiency (MCADD) This is a personal story shared by a family who child has MCADD. Our daughter, Rebecca, came into this world on the morning of December 4th, 2005. It was a normal pregnancy and we had no complications from the delivery. She was a beautiful baby weighing in at 6 lbs […]
Pregnancy & Newborn Magazine recently connected with Jill Levy-Fisch, President of the Save Babies Through Screening Foundation, and asked her to share her knowledge about screening for newborns and the important information all parents should know about getting their babies tested. To view the original interview click here.
Exceptional Parent Magazine solicited Save Babies Through Screening Foundation to contribute to their September 2011 issue in honor of Newborn Screening Awareness month. The resulting article concerns the need to educate families, expectant parents, and professionals about the complexities of newborn screening. Emphasis is given to family involvement in the newborn screening process. Also highlighted is […]
3-methylglutaconic aciduria (3-MGA) This is a personal story shared by a family who lost a child to 3MGA. Keagan Yancy Fife was born on November 21, 2006. The pregnancy went fine except for occasional premature contractions. But Keagan was born healthy and happy and came home 24 hours after birth. When Keagan was about 6 […]
Non-ketotic Hyperglycinemia (NKH) This is a personal story shared by a family whose child has NKH. My name is Ryan McLaughlin, and I am the proud mother of Elizabeth Kathleen (‘Ellie Kate’), who has Non-ketotic Hyperglycinemia. I have been so thrilled and inspired by your web site! I wanted to share our story with you. […]