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Hudson and Hope

Our Kids  / Hudson & Hope Isovaleric Acidemia The last time we wrote an article for OAA, our children were quite young and we still felt a bit inadequate in caring for their metabolic needs.  A lot has changed in

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​Gavin

Our Kids  / Gavin Isovaleric Acidemia June 7th 2005 was one of the best days of our life’s, Gavin James was born and he was perfect! We were in the hospital for the usual few days, Gavin was a great

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Elizabeth IVA

Our Kids  /   Elizabeth Isovaleric Acidemia On September 29, 2005 at 5:41 am, Kent Robert joined our family.  He has born a healthy baby weighing in at 8 lbs 11 ounces and measuring 22 inches in length.  He has

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Elizabeth PA

Our Kids  / Elizabeth Propionic Acidemia Our adventure started December 17, 2015. Elizabeth was born on her dad’s birthday. Everything seemed normal, first dirty diaper, hearing test, and heal pricks. When she was two days old, she started losing her

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​Delany and Nathan

Our Kids  / Delany & Nathan MMA Cbl B It has taken me a while to get the courage up to tell you about my children.  Sometimes I often read all the stories and wonder why we are so lucky. 

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Connor and Nathan

Our Kids  / Connor & Nathan D-2HGA D-2HGA is a very rare neuro-metabolic disorder in which cells produce a toxin that causes progressive damage to the cerebrum, the part of the brain that controls speech, memory, and movement. Since its

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Christy

Our Kids  / Christy MMA Mut 0 On December 2, 1980 after a text book perfect pregnancy and delivery our daughter was born.  She had a head full of red hair and the Dr. said she was perfect. We named

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Amber (MMA, Mut 0)

Our Kids  / Amber MMA, Mut 0 As I approach the five-year anniversary of my transplant, I recall all that I went through in the hospital — people who visited me, workers who went out of their way to get

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Vincent

Our Kids  / Vincent MMA Mut 0 Vince’s story began on February 19, 1997, some of you may have read the article on him about seven years ago. For those of you who didn’t, I’ll go ahead and reintroduce him.

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