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December 28, 2022

How an expectant mother with visual impairment was able to 'see' her baby

When expecting mother Ashton Johnson got an ultrasound at CHI Bergan Mercy Clinic in Omaha, she didn't know how she would see the results. "They're like ope, his hands are in front of his face again. I was like, what's he doing now. And Logan's like ope, he's going to sleep," she said. But words could only go so far and helping Johnson visualize her baby would take something more. Her OBGYN, Dr. Katie Sekpe, found a solution. "And so, the thought came like it would be really nice to get her something tangible to hold on to, to feel the contours of the baby's face and to really get an understanding of what baby looks like," Sekpe said…

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