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Tristan, an eight-year-old ham for the spotlight, had serious ear infections and a delay in speaking as a toddler. Pressure equalizer tubes (or “drainage”) tubes were put in when the family lived in Cincinnati. After a move to Maryland, he was diagnosed with sleep apnea at Mt. Washington Pediatric Hospital.
“Our beautiful son was born with what we later found out is Pierre Robin Sequence -- a triad of a small, recessed chin, tongue obstruction, and internal cleft palette,” said Sonia, an elementary school teacher of reading and writing.
Jason at 13 years old was a self-professed "couch potato." As a result of being overweight, he had developed fatty liver disease, and was at risk for diabetes and high cholesterol. Concerned, his doctor referred him to the Weigh Smart® program at Mt. Washington Pediatric Hospital. After listening to the health professionals talk about the serious consequences of obesity, Jason vowed to change his eating and activity habits...
Mt. Washington Pediatric Hospital
1708 West Rogers Avenue, Baltimore, MD 21209-4596. 410.578.8600
Mt. Washington Pediatric Hospital at Prince George's Hospital Center
3001 Hospital Drive, Cheverly, MD 20785-9999
410.792.9738 or 301.618.3866