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She's my dream playing -- and my -- control.
They almost gave up on the idea of having children but when Rebecca -- and her husband Richard Smith we're giving the good news that they were pregnant they were thrilled.
We've tried for a long time.
I was breast cancer survivor.
Chemotherapy and we didn't think we were going to be unhappy child my pregnancy was went really well they did develop gestational diabetes.
And you know I had their -- -- higher risk lost a cousin my age as high risk.
But it was because of those extra ultra sounds -- the good news took a sour turn.
Before babies Sophia was born doctors diagnosed Rebecca is dream baby with a lethal disease a condition coal vein of gallon affirmation.
Which affects the central -- in the break.
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So we -- -- arterial.
To Venus mild form.
-- did you know group are conditions.
He her specific case she has remorse -- view -- which he's presents -- newborn period.
Doctor Alejandro -- -- from saint Luke's Roosevelt hospital explained that without the capillaries network the blood in her brain flows much too fast from the all agrees to this major thing.
Which causes the vein of -- to swell.
-- is dire condition prompted doctor -- -- team to perform surgery right away.
But this wasn't going to be any ordinary surgery they would use -- To repair the tiny holes and Sophie is brain -- they capillaries should be.
The first one that we use these aside and alacrity to -- a -- relieved he's crazy do.
And the first time we ever use this -- activate we have patient dying from a rupture -- And we had to do something and we went would -- -- in was moved from the hardware store and we went with the clothes that.
Or the idea of blue was a little -- for Rebecca to grasp.
I thought it -- client glue for me but really it is a permanent six that it worked Sophia surgery was a success and she's doing well.
He's going to need more than one years and I've been in this business too long to predict how many so would be explained to -- -- -- is that.
Important to do it fast export to do it right.
They have gallon -- -- nations are rare there are about 30400 new cases known worldwide and only about twenty to thirty in the US.
To read more on this story go to Fox News health dot com I'm Dr.
Manny Fox News.
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