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Category: Pediatric Patient Stories

Adjusting to Homecare: Ryder's Story
Published July 21, 2021
Born at just 24 weeks gestation, Ryder faced significant health challenges from the very first breath he took. His parents, Rachel and Kevin, endured setback after setback as they tried to bring their son home. After 687 days in the hospital and a …
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Davis and Nurse Meg
Published March 11, 2021
Davis has been with Aveanna for about nine years now. He’s had several nurses work with him over the years, but Davis and Nurse Meg have developed a special bond. They enjoy every day they get to spend together. We asked Davis and Meg what Aveanna m…
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Growing and Thriving with a G-Tube
Published Feb. 18, 2021
Melia was born with a rare genetic disorder called epidermolysis bullosa, which causes frequent blistering of the skin. Melia’s skin may be fragile, but she certainly isn’t! She’s an independent fighter through and through. But even the strongest f…
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Bringing William Home
Published May 1, 2020
Today, we would like to introduce one of the newest additions to our Aveanna family - William! William was born prematurely last September at 26 weeks, weighing just over a pound. He is a true warrior. Despite the many complications he endured while…
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Finding Lukas's Heart
Published April 24, 2020
At ten months old, Lukas was diagnosed with Acute Lymphoblastic Leukemia (ALL). After a short period of time in remission, he required a second round of chemotherapy treatments. This second round stopped the advancement of his ALL but damaged his lu…
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