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As a mother, your role is constantly changing—from caregiver, tickle monster and boo-boo fixer to chef, taxi driver and teacher. If you are a mom—you are a mom for life. Not only will your role as a mom be a forever journey for you, your influence and choices help to write the chapters of your child’s story.

At Tallahassee Memorial Children's Center, we know that not every page will be perfect, but you have the power to help direct the stories and create happy endings. With the region's only Pediatric Intensive Care Unit, an expert outpatient facility – Kids Korner, the region's only Child Life Specialist, the region's only Newborn Intensive Care Unit, the highest number of certified pediatric nurses in the Big Bend and a continuously growing number of pediatric specialists, we support your role as a caregiver and lifesaver. You are a mom for life, let us be your hospital for life.

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The Young family had tried for years to get pregnant so when Mandi Young went in for a check up after having stomach flu symptoms, she was shocked to find she was 12 weeks pregnant.

MACK YOUNG
DOWN SYNDROME
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A few months before his 17th birthday, Mills Ackerman was like any other teenager: going to high school, playing sports and hanging out with friends. But all that changed with the flicker of a light.

MILLS ACKERMAN
EPILEPSY
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Eva and Leah Joseph mirror each other in every way. These identical twins dance together, laugh together, cry together - but now, at nearly two years old, they share a rare bond. They both have type 1 diabetes.

EVA & LEAH JOSEPH
TYPE 1 DIABETES
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Joshua Sullivan and his two brothers were enjoying one last getaway with their mom before heading back to South Florida. Their weekend was full of activities: a trip to the beach, a pit stop at a nature center to learn more about reptiles, a chance to play at Grandma’s house.

JOSHUA SULLIVAN
SNAKEBITE
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Bella is a gymnastics star in the making. She flips, jumps and spins her way through the second grade. But when her mom, Ginni Johnson-Ruble noticed Bella was bruising too easily for her tumbling life, she became concerned.

BELLA RUBLE
IDIOPATHIC THROMBOCYTOPENIC PURPURA (ITP)
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