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Iowa girl thrives after ice-storm birth

When Dorotea Orgovanyi was born at 26 weeks gestation in a small Iowa hospital in 2007, an ice storm prevented emergency transportation from moving her to a better-equipped facility. But it didn’t stop two University of Iowa doctors from heeding the call for help.

UI Stead Family Children’s Hospital ranks in U.S. News & World Report 2019-20 Best Children’s Hospitals

University of Iowa Stead Family Children’s Hospital - Iowa's only nationally ranked children's hospital - is listed among the nation’s best in six specialties, according to the new 2019-20 Best Children’s Hospitals rankings published online today by U.S. News & World Report.

Micropreemie born at 23 weeks in 2001 graduates high school

Courtney Jackson was born at only 23 weeks in 2001, weighing just over a pound with only about eight teaspoons of blood in her body. Doctors gave her a 50 percent chance of survival. Today, she's a healthy young adult. Video courtesy of the Today Show, NBC.

UI Stead Family Children’s Hospital joins Injury Free Coalition for Kids

University of Iowa Stead Family Children’s Hospital joins a group of more than 30 sites across the country committed to using research and education to help prevent injury to children.