Twice Born

Preview of Spina Bifida Surgery

Clip: Season 1 | 1m 39s

Through the unique access of the series’ camera crew, take a close-up look at this surgery on a baby in the womb. Watch as surgeons attempt to repair an opening in the baby’s spine caused by a condition known as spina bifida. Successful intervention at this point can lessen the nerve damage caused by the disease and improve the baby’s chances for a healthier, more functional life.

Aired: 04/07/15

Rating: TV-14

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