Mother/Baby Patient Stories
On July 27, 2000, Tee Kelly, along with her four young children, visited the office of her obstetrician, Basharat Aziz, MD, for what she thought would be a routine sonogram. "I was full term and expected to give birth in a few days. The kids were so excited about their baby sister coming. What followed was achingly heartbreaking but such a beautiful affirmation of God working through us to make the unbearable, bearable." Read the full story.
When it was determined that the Mother Baby Unit at UM St. Joseph Medical Center needed to renovate the nursery to accommodate growing volumes, two of our most community-oriented members, Jim and Bette O'Conor stepped in with a lead gift to make this project a reality. Read the full story.
Elizabeth and Jeremy Pollock never considered anywhere else but UM St. Joseph when they learned they were expecting their first child. "We knew from so many friends' birth experience that St. Joe's had the caring and loving environment that we wanted for Reese's birth. Everything was handled so perfectly from the Emergency Department on Saturday night to the morning we were discharged, a new family of three, the following Tuesday." Read the full story.
As a past employee of UM St. Joseph Medical Center, Meghan Ray Virro knew she would be in good hands at the medical center after she became pregnant with her first child. What she didn't know was just how expert and loving those "hands" would need to be. Read the full story.