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 In order to provide the best care for your child, providers in the Spina Bifida Program closely collaborate with departments and specialties across Children's National.

Fetal Medicine Institute

The Fetal Medicine Institute at Children’s National in Washington, D.C., provides specialized care for babies during pregnancy, delivery and after birth.

Orthopaedic Surgery and Sports Medicine

Orthopaedic Surgery and Sports Medicine

From sprains and strains to complex congenital, Children’s National offers one of the most experienced pediatric orthopaedic practices in the nation with experience in treating all areas from head to toe.

Rare Disease Institute Opening

Rare Disease Institute

Children’s National Rare Disease Institute (CNRDI) is a first-of-its-kind center focused exclusively on advancing the care and treatment of children and adults with rare genetic diseases.

Urology

Urology

At Children’s National in Washington, D.C., our pediatric urologists provide comprehensive care for disorders affecting reproductive and urinary organs.

Brynleigh's Story

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Two and a half years ago, Adamstown, MD residents Lauren and Sean Shillinger gave birth to a beautiful little girl named Brynleigh. Brynleigh was their first child, and Lauren experienced a full-term pregnancy and a normal delivery. But when Brynleigh was just 9 1/2 months old, Lauren and Sean started to notice something unusual in Brynleigh’s behavior.

Read More of Brynleigh's Story