Guy Ciapponi–Four Years Later

Then . . .

This story begins in 2012. Shortly before Thanksgiving of that year, Erin Ciapponi delivered her second child at Mercy Medical Center in Redding, Calif. Guy weighed in at a healthy 7 pounds, 14 ounces. Immediately afterwards, however, the baby experienced breathing and lung difficulties. Doctors at Mercy diagnosed him with a life-threat […]

By | 2017-05-10T11:18:19+00:00 December 7, 2016|Patient Story|

Dorian’s Story

A Diagnosis of Necrotizing Enterocolitis

Shortly after birth, Dorian Vasquez was diagnosed with necrotizing enterocolitis and was transferred to UC Davis Children’s Hospital for care. A large part of his bowel needed to be removed. But with help from his teams in the Neonatal Intensive Care Unit and the Division of Pediatric Gastroenterology and […]

By | 2017-05-10T14:44:03+00:00 November 17, 2016|Patient Story, Video Story|