What are Doppler Ultrasound Tests?

Many patients ask this question so we asked Dr. Joel Schwartz  to give us a better understanding of what a doppler ultrasound is, and what he can observe during this kind of special examination. Beyond the stunning 3-dmensional and 4-dimensional images that grab...

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Talking About Loss: What Families Wish You Knew

Do you have a friend or family member who lost their baby or babies? Do you struggle to know what to say and how to act around them? Many families go through this loss, and we asked them to share what they wish their family and friends knew.  1 – Parents who...

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How Can I Help? Creative Ways to Support the Foundation

“How can I help?” It’s a question we, at the Fetal Health Foundation (FHF), hear frequently. For some, the motivation to help comes because they have experienced a fetal syndrome; others reach out to show support for a friend or family member in the midst of a...

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Honoring Me on Mother’s Day In Celebration of My Angels

We are saddened by the loss of Ella and Grace to twin-to-twin transfusion syndrome.  Their mother, Jennifer, wrote this piece on Mother’s Day, and she’s allowing us to share it here. I am a mother. I have thought all morning about what today means to me...

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10 Ways To Help a Friend During A Difficult Pregnancy

When a friend’s baby is diagnosed with a fetal syndrome or she is having a difficult pregnancy for other reasons, her family’s life turns upside down. It is often hard to know what to say – or how to help.  Several of FHF’s board members have experienced...

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My Letter to The Silent Grievers

Dalia EL-Prince is the Executive Director of the Fetal Health Foundation. Recently I joined the Fetal Health Foundation to offer hope to unborn babies and help families who are faced with the loss of their child during pregnancy or after delivery. Though I...

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Zika Virus: Parents’ Top 10 Questions

Answers to these questions and more from the Fetal Health Foundation and Children’s Hospital Colorado. What is the Zika virus? How do you get the Zika virus? If a pregnant woman has traveled to an affected area and is concerned about the Zika virus, what should she do? Should she get tested, and if so, where is the best place to start?

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Zika Virus 101 Infographic

The Zika Virus and Microcephaly are in the news recently. Many of us wonder why we haven’t heard of it before, and what we can do to protect ourselves and our family. One of our readers, Emily Maynard, put together an easy-to-understand infographic about the...

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Take a Peek at Our New Connexions Magazine!

We’re thrilled to announce our new magazine! Connexions is published annually by the Fetal Health Foundation in order to bring together the many realms surrounding a fetal syndrome diagnosis. The magazine connects doctors and fetal centers, updating them on the...

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From Colorado to the World: HOPE For Fetal Conditions

Imagine a doctor saying, “Your baby may not survive.”   Time is short. You search for information, and when you find it, you can’t be sure it is reliable.   That was our situation 13 years ago.  I remember all too well searching for hope,...

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Aran’s Story

Aran Hissam is a new member of the Fetal Health Foundation Board.  Before joining our organization, she channeled her experience with a fetal syndrome, non-immune fetal hydrops, to her work with the Brianna Marie Foundation.  We asked her to share her story. In August...

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UPDATE: Zika Virus and Pregnancy | Information for Patients

The Fetal Health Foundation continues to receive inquiries about the Zika virus and a possible connection to a fetal condition, microcephaly.   Dr. Anna G. Euser is coordinating the Zika virus efforts for Maternal-Fetal Medicine Doctors at the Colorado Institute for...

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Talitha’s Story

After giving birth to twins who survived Twin-to-Twin Transfusion Syndrome, Talitha McGuinness joined with Lonnie and Michelle Somers to help further efforts to save babies with fetal syndromes.  We asked her to share her story. Our twin-to-twin transfusion syndrome...

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After Losing a Baby, Does Life Get Better?

Fetal Health Foundation’s Executive Director, Dalia EL-Prince shares her story of coping after the loss of her baby in 2003. “Does it get better?” Today I was asked, “Does it get better after the loss of your baby? Does it?” It’s a...

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A Resource for Families: Miracle Flights

The Fetal Health Foundation is pleased to spread the word about Miracle Flights.  This terrific nonprofit organization also dedicated to families offers resources to families for whom travel for medical reasons can make a miracle possible. We’re happy to have...

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Twin to Twin Transfusion Syndrome Video

The team at Fetal Center at Children’s Memorial Hermann Hospital has put together an informative video detailing the condition known as Twin To Twin Transfusion Syndrome, and asked that we share it with you. Twin Twin Transfusion Syndrome Video By building...

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Ten Sweet Reasons to Be Part of the Great Candy Run

The Great Candy Run comes to Denver November 6, 2016. (Races will also be held this year in Minneapolis and Seattle! Find out more) If the idea of a candy-themed race isn’t temptation enough for you, here are ten reasons to join us! 10.  Balloon artists,...

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A Note from Our Founder

Fetal syndromes affect over 800,000 babies each year in the U.S.  Sadly we lose over 200 babies a day.  Everything from TTTS (Twin-to-Twin Transfusion Syndrome) to issues causing premature birth and then death are affecting our unborn children. We have a lot of work...

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