Benny was diagnosed with leukemia and after two years of treatment finally put it into remission.Read more about Benny’s story.
Andrew was growing up a little bit smaller than the rest of his classmates and new tests revealed why.
A routine ultrasound at week 10 of Andrea's pregnancy brought startling news.
Brock Beinhart seemed perfectly healthy at first. But soon after being born at an Iowa City hospital in October 1998, it became clear to doctors and nurses that something was wrong. Brock was having difficulty breathing, and his skin color was a dusky gray.
Taytum developed a rare autoimmune disease as a child but after a week of in hospital treatment is back to what she loves. Read more about Taytum’s story.
At the age of eight, Maddie suffered a severe stroke. Now she approaches every day with enthusiasm. Read more about Maddie’s story.
There was a strong possibility that Nate wouldn’t live past a few months old, but UI Stead Family Children’s Hospital never treated him that way. He’s past 10 now.
At the age of eight, Austin had his right eye remove. He ended up as a straight-A student at West Branch High School.
Zephan was born with Alagille syndrome and has had many surgeries because of it, but has made giant strides.
Maleah suffered near-fatal injuries in a horrific car crash, but after spending time in a coma is now a healthy high school student.
Korri and her parents traveled three times a week to UI Stead Family Children's Hospital for dialysis. It’s about 160 miles round-trip, but an alternative option was in the works. Korri became the first UI Stead Family Children's Hospital patient to receive dialysis at home.