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Baby Jadelynn's Journey

Baby Jadelynn, weighed 1 pound, 10 ounces when she was born. "I was 24 weeks and five days along," says her mother, Amber. Only one Neonatal Intensive Care Unit in Tacoma is certified to provide care for premature and critically ill newborns like Jadelynn, no matter how small their size or how complex their condition.

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Madison & Mother Tiffany

Looking at 9-year-old Madison today, you’d never guess she spent the first days of her life in MultiCare Tacoma General Hospital’s Neonatal Intensive Care Unit (NICU).

She loves gymnastics, hockey, soccer and the hospital that took such good care of her and her mom, Tiffany Lindsay.

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Angie Hart's Life-Changing Month

August 2010 was a life-changing month for Angie Hart. On August 7, Hart’s brother-in-law Chadd was killed in Kentucky. On August 8, the expectant mother was diagnosed with HELLP syndrome and rushed by ambulance to MultiCare Tacoma General Hospital. On August 9, Bailey Rainn Miller was born by emergency cesarean section – nine weeks early and weighing just 2 pounds, 13 ounces.

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