Formerly conjoined twin Hope Elizabeth Richards discharged

Hope Elizabeth Richards, one of the formerly conjoined twin girls separated at Texas Children’s earlier this year, was discharged April 25 after spending 482 days in the hospital. Hope joined her sister, Anna Grace, who was discharged on March 2. The Richards family is looking forward to returning to their North Texas home soon. They Read More…


Lee receives Joseph H. Holmes Pioneer Award from AIUM

On March 26, Dr. Wesley Lee, co-director of Texas Children’s Fetal Center, located within Texas Children’s Pavilion for Women, was presented with the Joseph H. Holmes Pioneer Award at the American Institute of Ultrasound in Medicine’s (AIUM) 2018 convention in New York. Each year, the award honors at least two current or retired AIUM members Read More…


Texas Children’s Fetal Center celebrates 200 miracles at patient reunion

On November 4, Texas Children’s Fetal Center held another successful reunion event at Texas Children’s Pavilion for Women. Families from around the country and internationally traveled to Houston to reconnect with Fetal Center physicians, nurse coordinators and staff. Since the first event in 2007, the reunion has brought together patients and their families who received Read More…


NIH grant supports research on novel device to reduce pre-term PROM during fetal surgery

Texas Children’s collaborative work to develop a novel device to anchor the chorio-amniotic membranes during fetal surgery was recently funded by the Eunice Kennedy Shriver National Institute Of Child Health & Human Development (NICHD) of the National Institutes of Health (NIH). Partnering with Baylor College of Medicine, the Department of Bioengineering at Texas A&M University, Read More…


Miracle baby born twice celebrates her first birthday

Lynlee Boemer, a miracle baby who underwent fetal surgery performed at Texas Children’s Fetal Center to remove a large tumor (Sacrococcygeal Teratoma) growing from her spine, celebrated her first birthday on June 6. Last week, Jeff and Margaret Boemer were at Texas Children’s for their daughter’s follow-up clinic appointment with Dr. Oluyinka Olutoye, co-director of Read More…