Midwifery Delivers Desired Birth Experience
As a medical professional, Kara Armato knows state-of-the-art healthcare. When she caught COVID-19 during the second trimester third pregnancy, the midwifery care team at The University of Kansas Health System were there to help - following up frequently to check on her and make sure she and the baby were okay.
Exceptional Care During High-Risk Pregnancy
After the birth of twin boys, each weighing only 1 pound and 3 oz., the Neonatal Intensive Care Unit (NICU) worked together to give the boys a fighting chance.
Heart Disease Grabbed Her by the Throat
When Teresa Hamilton noticed a burning sensation in her throat and chest, heart disease was the furthest thing from her mind. But cardiologists at The University of Kansas Health System in Kansas City revealed otherwise
Not Taking Her Heart Health for Granted
After a lifetime of living with heart disease, Kathy Webster of Kansas City helps spread awareness about women’s heart disease
Expert Treatment Helps Couple Become a Family
Andrew and Brieanna Claassen had navigated many of life's twists and turns together. When Andrew's cancer treatment impacted their fertility, they drew on this strength to find answers.
Easing Healing From Hysterectomy
Minimally invasive surgery offered faster recovery from hysterectomy for Stacy Garrard who had suffered from painful, heavy menstrual periods most of her life and wanted relief.
Adelaide C. Ward's Gift from the Heart
Civic leader and philanthropist Adelaide C. Ward establishes a women's heart health center in Kansas City after receiving an unexpected diagnosis and lifesaving care
Cardio-Oncology Helped Minimize Cancer Treatment Damage
Rebecca Schrivener’s cancer treatment was dangerous to her heart. The cardio-oncology program at The University of Kansas Health System in Kansas City helped minimize the damage
Making Parenthood a Reality Through IVF
When Jenn and Jeff Quint attended the annual Kansas City Infertility Awareness conference in April 2015, they met someone who would change their lives – fertility specialist Courtney Marsh, MD, MPH. Dr. Marsh, one of the experts speaking at the event...
Conception After 9 Years of Infertility
Oklahoma couple Rex and Amber Largent have been married for 11 years – and trying to conceive for 9 of them. "We went through a lot before we met Dr. Marsh," says Amber. Courtney Marsh, MD, MPH, is one of the expert physicians on The University of Ka...
Dream of Parenthood Becomes Reality
When Mike and Tina Marsh decided they were ready to start a family, they were surprised when Tina didn't get pregnant right away. "Our journey to have a baby spanned almost 4 years," Tina relates. "We thought it would be easy. But like a lot of thing...
Baby Steps to Fertility Success
As Kayla Baanders drove home from her job as a history teacher at Blue Springs High School, her phone rang. It was a familiar voice delivering unfamiliar news – Kayla was pregnant. The journey to parenthood started in 2015 for Kayla and her husband,...
Patience and the Art of Artificial Insemination
Meredith and Cindy Palomo believe their fertility team's kindness, support and dedication to excellence helped bring their daughter, Naomi, into the world. The couple worked with fertility specialist Courtney Marsh, MD, MPH, and The University of Kan...
Overcoming Infertility with ICSI
Working as a dietitian who counsels pregnant women and new mothers, Dayane Parker was reminded daily of her and her husband's struggle to have a baby. After trying to get pregnant for 16 months and having testing, the Parkers learned they were unable...