Elijah Wick

At just 13 weeks’ gestation, Elijah was diagnosed with a rare, fatal condition called Lower Urinary Tract Obstruction. He was given a one in 10 chance to survive the pregnancy. At 16 weeks Elijah underwent minimally invasive fetal surgery performed in the womb .
At 36 weeks, Elijah was born via emergency C-section and was rushed into Wolfson Children’s Hospital’s Neonatal Intensive Care Unit. He was diagnosed with a rare genetic disease called Eagle-Barrett Syndrome that affects one out of every 40,000 births.
Since birth, Elijah has had countless procedures and numerous surgeries at Wolfson. Today, Elijah is 10 years old and is an amazing boy who has fought and beaten extreme odds. Elijah’s parents cannot say enough about the medical staff at Wolfson Children’s Hospital and are extremely grateful that Elijah has a greater quality of life!

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