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Tell Me a Story: Birth Defect Teaches Parents to Look at Life Differently

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Published on Mar 30, 2012

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When Barbie Dumford was pregnant with her third child, she and her husband found out the baby had a life-threatening condition called congenital diaphragmatic hernia — or CDH — a birth defect that can compress the baby's heart and lungs. "When we first found out, we didn't really understand how severe it was," says Lee Dumford, the baby's father. Robby was born in 2009, so sick that he had to be delivered surrounded by a team of specialists at Cincinnati Children's. Robby had surgery to give his organs room to develop, and he remained in the hospital for 55 days. He still comes back to Cincinnati Children's for follow-up care and has a higher susceptibility to heart and lung problems. His parents say every day is a blessing and that the experience has taught them not to take life for granted.

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