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The Tenacity of Hope

Frenn, Recia MD, MA

doi: 10.1097/AOG.0000000000003090
Contents: Personal Perspectives

After having a child who developed infantile epilepsy and profound developmental delay, an obstetrician–mother reflects on some personal and professional lessons learned through special-needs parenting.

Loyola University Medical Center, Maywood, Illinois.

Corresponding author: Recia Frenn, MD, MA, Loyola University Medical Center, 2160 S 1st Avenue, Maywood, IL 60153; email:

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