• Before her birth, Chandler’s parents decided that Rainbow would be the best place for her care, as they knew she had spina bifida
  • After her birthday, her medical team quickly found that she also had a rare breathing disorder where her brain wouldn’t tell her body that she wasn’t breathing
  • Chandler spent the first 4 months of her life in the Neonatal Intensive Care Unit, and the following 6 1/2 months in the Neonatal Transitional Care Unit
  • Chandler was given a diaphragmatic pacemaker to regulate her breathing so she wouldn’t be dependent on a ventilator to breathe


  • She is doing great! She is in the 10th grade and works.
  • She wants to go to Cosmetology School.
  • She is bubbly, friendly, smart and happy.

Rainbow Babies & Children’s Hospital is so important to patients and families of Northeast Ohio. Make a donation by calling the Holiday Lights at Victory Park phone bank at 216-983-5437 or text us at 51555. Make an online donation here.


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