Dr. BCW, Home Run for Life, Dr. Curry-Winchell

Dr. BCW, Dr. Curry-Winchell, throws out the first pitch for a Reno Ace’s game. To bring awareness to pediatric heart health with Home Run for Life.  Dr. BCW’s youngest daughter was born with a heart defect that required additional attention from doctors and specialists.  While heart defects in children are rare it is an important topic to be aware of.  In some cases, like Dr. BCWs daughter the defects can resolve themselves.  In other cases medical intervention is required.  Get your new borns checked to ensure they get the care necessary.

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The Reno Aces hosted a Saint Mary’s “Home Run for Life” ceremony, featuring Dr. Bayo Curry-Winchell, director of Saint Mary’s Urgent Care, and her newborn baby daughter Jaylin, who was born with a rare heart defect.
Anxious for the arrival of a new baby girl to her family, Dr. Curry-Winchell assumed she would be born without any health-related issues, just like her first child. However, shortly after delivery, newborn baby Jaylin received the diagnosis of a rare heart defect that is essentially a “door” between her right to left atrium.
Hearing ‘your daughter has a heart defect’ isn’t something that Dr. Curry-Winchell expected to hear after delivering her second child. Jaylin’s cardiac defect was initially found due to a standard recommendation to evaluate for cardiac disease based on Dr. Curry-Winchell’s history of lupus and a clotting disorder…