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Arizona

Victoria Hansenvictoria-hansen

HUB Leader

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My name is Victoria Hansen and I’m the full time mommy of two beautiful children. My gastro warrior is named Konnor, and he’s my absolute blessing! I found out I was pregnant at the age of 19 and just like any other mom, I loved him from the start and couldn’t imagine that anything had been wrong. more…

California

Analeise GuildAnaleise Guild

Northern CA HUB Leader

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My start with gastroschisis began very different than most. I had never heard the word gastroschisis until my daughter was 18 months old. This is because my daughter was adopted. more…

Colorado

Nicole SantiagoNicole Santiago

Co-HUB Leader

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I am Nicole Santiago. My second child was born on September 11th 2013 with gastroschisis in Hawaii. His name is Cory. Being in the military me and my family were completely alone, as soon as I found out Cory was going to be born with gastroschisis I contacted AAGF for help and support. more…

Liz TuckLiz Tuck

Co-HUB Leader

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My name is Elizabeth “Liz” Tuck living on the Western Slope of Colorado on our small farm living life post military. Our gastroschisis journey began May 13, 2015.  After three very normal pregnancies, we decided our fourth (a rainbow baby) would be born at home with a skilled midwife team.  more…

Connecticut

Kailani GadlinKailani Gadlin

HUB Leader

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I am Kailani Gadlin, Connecticut Hub Leader for AAGF. I am a very busy Banker, Girl Scout troop leader and most importantly wife and mother of 3 beautiful girls.  Our journey with Gastroschisis started 14 years ago when our oldest, Navaiah, was diagnosed at my level 2 ultrasound at 16 weeks pregnant. more…

Florida

Jennifer GonzalezJennifer Gonzalez

HUB Leader

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Hello, I am Jennifer Gonzalez and I currently live in Pensacola, Florida. I am a wife and mother of two beautiful boys, ages 5 years and 3 months old. I never knew what gastroschisis was until I went for an ultrasound and soon after our world changed. I was told my son would be born with gastroschisis. more…

Indiana

Lyndsey CarrollLyndsey Carroll

HUB Leader

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My name is Lyndsey Carroll, a mother to two handsome boys, Emmett and Ethan. I am also a stay at home mom, a fiance to a wonderful man, and currently going to school for Criminal Justice – I eventually hope to be a police officer one day. more…

Kentucky

aagf3Kimberly Sadler

HUB Leader

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My name is Kimberly Sadler. In 2011, after being told by doctors that I would never be able to carry a child full-term, that any attempts to have a child would most likely result in a miscarriage, and while using 2 types of contraception, I became pregnant. More…

Massachusetts

Meghan KinnonMeghan Kinnon

HUB Leader

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I was 22 years old when I found out I was pregnant. It was unexpected but we were happy. When I was 13 weeks along I was having severe stomach pains and I was having trouble breathing. We ended up at the emergency room and had to wait 4 hours for an ultrasound. more…

Michigan

_dsc2880Haley Hages

HUB Leader

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My name is Haley Hages, I am a Legal Assistant for a local law firm in my area, a wife and mom to two beautiful children, the oldest is a boy his name is Bryce and my youngest is a girl her name is Kylee. Kylee was diagnosed with Gastroschisis January 4th 2016 when I was 18 weeks pregnant. more…

Missouri

unnamedAmber Delauder

HUB Leader

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My name is Amber Dela­uder. I was introduced in 2016 to G­astroschisis through ­my step son Austin, he­ was born with gastroschisis in ­2008. I also have 4 other children. Now I am enthusiastic to help spread Gastroschisis ­awareness to everyone. more…

New Hampshire

Megan AbjornsonMegan Abjornson

HUB Leader

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When I was sixteen years old I was diagnosed with End Stage Renal Disease and was told I would not be able to carry a pregnancy until I had a kidney transplant. Around this same time last year I was beginning to have what my doctors thought were symptoms of stage five renal failure. more…

Jen Abjornson

Jen AbjornsonAssistant HUB Leader

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My name is Jen Abjornson and I am very happy to be the assistant leader in New Hampshire for Avery’s Angels Gastroschisis Foundation.My personal experience with this medical condition began when my sister, Megan, learned that her son would be born with gastroschisis. more…

New Jersey

Andrea PaganAndrea Pagan

HUB Leader

November 12, 2013 my husband and I were given the news that our baby had a birth defect.  I was just 12 weeks pregnant when we found out that Sloane had gastroschisis, my life changed forever that day but for the better.  more…

Oklahoma

Rebecca Betts-pageRebecca Betts

Area Contact

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I found out in January of 2011 that I was pregnant with my 2nd child. In March we found out that we were having a daughter, and she  would be born with Gastroschisis. I went home and started to do some research about it, that’s when I came across Avery’s Angels Gastroschisis Foundation.  more…

Oregon

Tiffany GoldaderTiffany Goldader

Area Contact

tiffany@averysangels.org

My name is Tiffany. I am 28 years old, and a full time mom and wife. Having support, whether locally or across the world, is a key way we help people experiencing gastroschisis. more…

Pennsylvania

Toni Chester

Toni ChesterHUB Leader

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Hi, my name is Toni and I am a proud mommy to two adorable toddlers. My oldest sons name is Lucas and he was born January 2012. My baby Wyatt was born April 2013 and he is our Gastroschisis Warrior. more…

Tennessee

Sarah Parker

Sarah ParkerHUB Leader

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Sarah Parker’s son, Rowan, was born with Gastroschisis in June of 2009. He was born at 32 weeks and suffered a loss of 75% of his small intestines, leaving him with Short Bowel Syndrome.  more…

Eryn Baines

Eryn BainesCo-HUB Leader

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I’m Sean’s mom, Eryn Baines. His story began when I was 13 weeks pregnant and found out he had Gastroschisis. I was terrified when my Dr. came in and told me that something wasn’t right with the ultrasound. more…

Texas

Brittany IshamBrittany Isham

HUB Leader

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My name is Brittany Isham. I was 24 years old and 20 weeks pregnant with my second child, Savana, when she was diagnosed with gastroschisis. It was unexpected and I was not at all prepared to deal with my daughter having a birth defect, much less one I knew nothing about. more…

Sarah Estrada

Sarah EstradaCo-Coordinator

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My name is Sarah Estrada and I have a sweet little boy that was born with gastroschisis. At our 22-week sonogram, we were excited to find out his gender, but were shocked only seconds later that he would be born with the defect and to expect a long NICU stay. more…

Virginia

Beth WallaceBeth Wallace

HUB Leader

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Bethany Wallace is currently expecting a little girl, who will be named Paisley LeAnn. After taking the quad screening test, we were informed that we had a positive for neural tube defect. At our 18 week anatomy screening, our daughter was diagnosed with gastroschisis. more…

Washington

Carissa ShoemakerCarissa Shoemaker

HUB Leader

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I am a full time working mama to 3 big girls Jaelyn, Khloe, and Liyah, our gastroschisis angel Emersyn, and our rainbow baby due in April 2015. Our Journey with gastroschisis has been a rough one. Emersyn had a very severe case with multiple organs out and no abdominal wall to put anything back in. more…

West Virginia

Jordan Bennett

Jordan BennettHUB Leader

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My name is Jordan Bennett and I couldn’t be more humbled to be the Co-Hub Leader for Avery’s Angel’s in West Virginia. My journey with Gastroschisis began in 2007 at 20 weeks with a phone call from my Doctor telling me my unborn daughter would be born with it. more…

Australia

Our HUB Leader position is open to new applicants.

Canada

Brittany DavidsonBrittany Davidson

HUB Leader

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Hi I’m Brittany Davidson, Canadian Hub Leader for AAGF. When I became pregnant with my daughter Emrie who was born with Gastroschisis, I felt so lost and alone. Avery’s Angels and everyone I met within it became a huge part of my life and my biggest support system. more…

United Kingdom

Our HUB Leader position is open to new applicants.

South Africa

Jennifer Barnardo

Jennifer BarnardoHUB Leader

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My name is Jennifer Barnardo. I’m 28 years old, living in South Africa. I’ve been married for 10 years and am a mother of a Gastroschisis/Cerebral Palsy warrior named Owen Michael.  I have a high energy drive in every aspect of the work environment and am a natural people person. more…

 

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