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A sense of calm in the chaos

Baby Elizabeth

Elizabeth Springs was diagnosed with a congenital heart defect during her mother’s 20th week of pregnancy.

Mary Loyal Springs’ first pregnancy was textbook – free of complications and picture perfect in every way. She and her husband, Lash, a primary-care physician, live in Murrells Inlet and enjoyed the wonderful birth of their daughter, Margaret Edens.

She recalled that birth when she learned she was pregnant with their second child in April 2017 and wondered if things would go as easily the second time around. She was enjoying the pregnancy and feeling good when an anatomy scan at 20 weeks detected an abnormality in the baby’s heart...Continue

Posted on Fri Jun 15, 2018 4:55 PM in

An experienced, reassuring hand

Becky Dean at MUSC

Becky Dean joined MUSC in April 2015 as the RN coordinator for the Advanced Fetal Care Center.  Serving as a patient navigator for pregnant women carrying babies with complex congenital anomalies, Becky helps provide integrated and patient-focused care throughout their pregnancy and delivery. Becky recently answered a few questions about the Advanced Fetal Care Center...Continue

Posted on Fri Jun 15, 2018 2:36 PM in building details, nurse navigator

New helipad to fast-track regional care

When the MUSC Shawn Jenkins Children’s Hospital opens next year, it will be equipped with a rooftop helipad, allowing the medical team to deliver rapid, lifesaving care to patients flown in from all over the state and beyond if necessary.  Senior Project Manager John Sion recently answered a few questions about this new amenity...Continue

Posted on Tue May 15, 2018 7:52 AM in building details

Airlift care in action

Morgan Porter underwent a heart transplant at just 3 years old. More than six years later, she recently wound up back at MUSC – this time flying by helicopter from her home in Beaufort. Her mother, Sarah, shared their family’s experience...Continue

Posted on Tue May 15, 2018 7:47 AM in morgan

Meet Gabe Johnson

Gabe Johnson

We want to share a conversation we recently had with Dana Johnson, whose son, Gabe, will be a model at our special Raise the Runway fashion show coming up next month...Continue

Posted on Fri Apr 06, 2018 5:25 PM in raise the runway, washington advocate

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