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Kircher Triplets

Kircher Family

The Kircher triplets were born prematurely at 28 weeks, each weighing less than three pounds. The preemies were among the first to receive care at Jacobs Medical Center in La Jolla and are now thriving at home. Read more about the Kircher Triplets...
Alexis Clarke

Clarke Family

Alexis Clarke was born at 25 weeks gestation weighing 11 ounces, the smallest baby ever born at UC San Diego. She went home eight months later, and was flourishing by her first birthday.Read more about Alexis Clarke...
Smerud Family 

Smerud Family

The Smerud twins were born at 30 weeks and 4 days. In this video, their parents Jenny and Scott talk about their stay in UC San Diego's NICU and the care they received. Click the picture or the link below to watch their video. Watch a video about the Smerud twins...
Sarah Johnston

Johnston Family

Sarah Johnston had a low-risk pregnancy and an uncomplicated delivery. But less than 24 hours later, her son Liam developed a serious heart complication Read more about Liam Johnson...
Smerud Family 

Barry Family

Andrea Barry gave birth to triplets in January 2012. In this video, filmed a few days after their birth, she talks about their stay in UC San Diego's NICU and the care they received. Click the picture to watch their video. Watch a video about the Barry triplets...
Alexis Clarke

O'Grady Family

Naomi O'Grady gave birth to twins on St. Patrick's Day in 2011. Born at just 30 weeks, Shane and Gwen spent three months in the NICU before going home. Read about the Grady twins...

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