On April 6th, we had an all day consult that started at 8:30 and ended after 4:30. We had lots of tests and spoke with many people. They were able to answer our questions and concerns. We still had some decisions to make as a couple, but we felt like CHOP was the right place for Christopher to be born. I will be able to deliver him in the maternity ward inside the hospital. The maternity ward is just 3 years old. I will have Christopher in one room and they will pass him to a team of doctors waiting in the room next door - with all the equipment he will need.
I was completely unfamiliar with CDH before our ultrasound. Even when the DR. was explaining it to me, I was thinking that a hernia doesn't sound so bad. I didn't understand that a hernia could be a major deal for a developing baby.
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