‘Doctor & Nurses Made Me Feel Safe & Comfortable’: Monique Gutierrez’s Story of Giving Birth during COVID-19
June 8, 2020

‘Doctor & Nurses Made Me Feel Safe & Comfortable’: Monique Gutierrez’s Story of Giving Birth during COVID-19

Posted by Divya Sathyanarayanan

Monique Gutierrez was prepared for her planned C-section on May 1, 2020. She and her husband drove to CHA HPMC. “I have never had any care experience at this hospital. Moreover, I wasn’t able to attend a maternity tour due to the pandemic. So, this was my first visit to the hospital and I didn’t know what to expect,” she says. Monique and her husband were greeted at the

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Leah Singh and her Preemie Baby Receive Life-Saving Care at CHA HPMC
May 18, 2020

Leah Singh and her Preemie Baby Receive Life-Saving Care at CHA HPMC

Posted by Divya Sathyanarayanan

Leah Singh, a healthy mom, was excited to welcome her sixth child. As a labor and delivery (L&D) nurse at our hospital, Leah has supported several moms during their delivery and she was confident about her own delivery. “In my five years of experience as a nurse, I have learned about the birthing process and I know what to expect while giving birth,” says the 41-year old. But things

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Jennifer Wolf Shares Elderly Father’s Miracle Survival after Traumatic Brain Injury
April 21, 2020

Jennifer Wolf Shares Elderly Father’s Miracle Survival after Traumatic Brain Injury

By Divya Sathyanarayanan

Jennifer Wolf’s 80-year old father sustained a head injury due to a fall in early February. He was rushed to a nearby hospital (name withheld on request) and underwent a series of tests. “They performed a CAT scan and said there was nothing wrong, except for a ‘non-critical leak’ and did not explain anything further,” says Jennifer. Due to her father’s old age and underlying medical conditions—diabetes and heart problem,

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Bridgette Rivera Shares Unforgettable Experience of Delivering her First Baby
April 6, 2020

Bridgette Rivera Shares Unforgettable Experience of Delivering her First Baby

Posted by Divya Sathyanarayanan

Bridgette Rivera chose CHA HPMC, LA’s largest and best maternity hospital, to welcome her baby. In addition to its reputation for providing an exceptional birthing experience, CHA HPMC’s highly specialized Neonatal Intensive Care Unit (NICU)—staffed by physicians from Children’s Hospital Los Angeles—gave her the confidence that her baby will be in safe hands post-delivery. There was a second, more special, reason for choosing CHA HPMC–Bridgette’s husband was also

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Peter and Young Kim Experience 5-Star Delivery Experience at CHA HPMC
March 9, 2020

Peter and Young Kim Experience 5-Star Delivery Experience at CHA HPMC

Posted by Divya Sathyanarayanan

Peter and Young Mi Kim were not ready for their baby to arrive a month early. Pregnancy complications forced Young to go into labor sooner than her due date, and she was admitted to CHA HPMC. Young was anxious about her first delivery experience in the U.S., and didn’t know what to expect. “It is important to have a care team that understands what you are going through and

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