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When Baby Comes Early – Sarah and Arlo’s Story Part 3


Sarah and Arlo are testament to the strength of the human spirit and the amazing work that passionate, dedicated medical professionals do every day at TMC for Children. We pick up the story as Arlo has made a very dramatic early entry into the world and Sarah, Edward and Arlo become immersed in their new environment, the Neonatal Intensive Care Unit.  Arlo’s…

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Miracles do happen


Brandon Smalling was born extremely premature at 24 weeks gestation. Brandon weighed all of 1.5 pounds and spent the first three months of his life in the Tucson Medical Center NICU. Two weeks prior to his original due date, Brandon was sent home, but his visits to the hospital didn’t end. Additional complications led to eye surgery, and Brandon donned his…

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