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Living Life to the Fullest with a Feeding Tube
Published Feb. 14, 2020
“I have spinal muscular atrophy type two,” Cory shares. “Because of my condition, I’ve had to learn to adapt to every type of normal situation, including eating.” Spinal muscular atrophy is a genetic condition that causes progressive muscle weakness…
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The Beauty of Melia's Feeding Tube
Published Feb. 7, 2020
“There are different ways to feed your baby, and they are all beautiful,” Heather says. “I hope more people learn that during Feeding Tube Awareness Week.” When her daughter Melia Grace was born last summer, Heather wasn’t familiar with all the dif…
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Iyanna's Amazing Nurses
Published Jan. 17, 2020
By Shadonna, Iyanna's mom My daughter Iyanna was born in December 2017 with a heart condition call pulmonary atresia with intact ventricular septum. Just a few hours after she was born, Iyanna coded, and they had to shock her heart. That’s when the …
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Home for the Holidays: Xavier
Published Jan. 10, 2020
Our patient Xavier was born in December of 2018 with multiple challenging diagnoses. During the first year of his life, Xavier overcame many obstacles, including pneumonia, intrapulmonary hemorrhage, infections, and almost every diagnostic test and …
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A Nurse's Calling: Rich Ung
Published Jan. 3, 2020
Today we’d like to introduce you to a very special Aveanna team member – Nurse Rich! Rich has been part of the Aveanna family for just a few months, but in that short time he has made an incredible impact. While it’s difficult for us now to imagine …
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