Pediatric Stroke Stories

Meet Brodie — Stroke at age 7 months

Meet Brodie — Stroke at age 7 months

I had an uneventful pregnancy, and Brodie was born a healthy little boy, hitting all the milestones. We live in...

Meet Madeline — Stroke at age 16

Meet Madeline — Stroke at age 16

Madeline was a healthy, beautiful, and talented competitive figure skater when at age 16 an unknown aneurysm ruptured in her...

Meet Anthony — Perinatal Stroke

Meet Anthony — Perinatal Stroke

On June 21st, 2013, I gave birth to my precious Anthony. I had a normal, healthy, textbook pregnancy. I didn’t...

Meet Justin — Stroke at age 15

Meet Justin — Stroke at age 15

Our son, Justin, suffered a massive right middle cerebral ischemic stroke on September 22, 2014, at the age of 15....

Meet Carter — Perinatal Stroke

Meet Carter — Perinatal Stroke

When my son was first born, he was super ‘jumpy’ and ‘shivered’ a lot. We figured it was normal baby...

Meet Nikolas — Stroke at age 17

Meet Nikolas — Stroke at age 17

My son Nikolas, age 17 at the time, was suffering from what we thought were migraines. We went to the...

Meet Megan — Perinatal Stroke

Meet Megan — Perinatal Stroke

Megan was born on August 11th, 2000. She suffered a stroke in utero. We were given the “Gloom & Doom”...

Meet Addison — Stroke at age 6

Meet Addison — Stroke at age 6

New Year’s Day 2015 was a day that would change our lives forever.  This is typically the time of the...

Meet Elliot — Stroke at age 2

Meet Elliot — Stroke at age 2

I remember sitting in Elliot’s hospital room trying to gather my jumbled thoughts, grasping at anything that could right our...

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