William Thomas, DOB 03/16/00, UCLP
William is 5 years old and going into Kindergarten this year. He has had two surgeries for his lip with the revision done before he was three. He continues to have a great interest in dinosaurs and he says he is going to grow up to be a Paleontologist. Check out William on the Featured Family page, February 2002.
Wyatt Cole Radenz, DOB 05/15/01, BCLP
Wyatt's cleft was a complete shock. We spent three long weeks in the hospital learning to feed him. We used the NAM device for 4 months. Wyatt had his first palate repair surgery at 6 months and another at 9 months. His lip repair came just 2 weeks after his first birthday. At 16 months, there was another surgery to finish up the palate. Wyatt has brought us so much more meaning in our lives.
Wade Lee Collins, DOB 02/23/94
Wade was born with a cleft lip. His cleft was a big suprise; we didn't know about it before he was born. Wade had his first surgery at two months old. Since then he has had a total of three surgeries. He has had some speach delays, but now is doing very well. Wade is a great boy, and a very good big brother to sister Alisha, also shown here in the gallery.
Weston Jeremy, DOB 03/17/06, UCLP
Weston Jeremy decided to come on his own March 17, weighing 7lbs. and measuring 19.7 inches long. My water broke naturally at about 9:30PM and he arrived at 4:29AM. We did need a little help with Pitocin, because his heartbeat was all over the place and labor was not going fast enough. This was a much better option than a C-section. We see the team at Shands.
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