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February
5

A radio interview with Kayte Thomas on the University of Utah Health Sciences Radio, The Scope.

Birth Defects Aren’t as Rare as You Think: 1 in 33 Babies is Born with One

Kayte Thomas’s daughter was born with some of her organs sticking out. Her daughter had gastroschsis, a rare and devastating birth defect. In this interview, Dr. Kirtly Parker Jones talks with Kayte and Marcia Feldkamp, a birth defects and gastroschisis researcher. Kayte talks about the moment she learned about her daughter’s condition and her journey to find support and connect mothers and children affected by birth defects. She talks about resources for mothers of children with birth defects and how to get involved to provide awareness about birth defects.