Our Little Miracles
Parents share their stories of pregnancy, labor and delivery, neonatal care, and more at Jackson Health System.
Every day, we help bring little miracles into the world. Every pregnancy and birth is unique, and each family’s story is different.
Woman Battling Sickle Cell Disease and Breast Cancer Delivers Miracle Baby at Holtz Children’s Hospital
Sonia Hutchinson has been suffering from sickle cell her whole life. As an adult, this condition created complications with her pregnancies and miscarriages. While she was receiving treatment, her medical team discovered she pregnant.Read More
Pregnant Woman Battles Breast Cancer While Expecting Her First Child
At six months pregnant, Desiree Doughty was overjoyed with the anticipation of her first child. Doughty was keeping up with her regular check-ups but noticed something was not right with her breasts.Read More
Despite Fears, Kidney Transplant Patient Delivers a Little Miracle
Michelle Castañeda, a kidney transplant recipient, always dreamt of becoming a mother – but feared that she would not be able to have a baby because of her medical history.Read More
Expectant Mother with Life-Threatening Placental Implantation Abnormality Saved at Jackson
After having three sons, Lilia Silva and her husband were expecting their fourth child – this time a baby girl.Read More
Multidisciplinary Team Saves Mother from Rare Ruptured Uterus
At 28 weeks pregnant, Joy Miller was enjoying a normal pregnancy. Just a few weeks earlier, Miller and her husband, John Dorvil, celebrated a gender reveal party.Read More
Patient Undergoes 12-hour Surgery While Pregnant, Gives Birth at Jackson
Maria Emilse Muñoz Peña, 32, was in the middle of her pregnancy when she began losing her vision.Read More