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Haylee and Shawn Ladner of Purvis talk with Jackson area media during the announcement of the birth of their quintuplets at Wiser Hospital for Women and Infants at UMMC. The babies are now neonatal intensive care patients at Children's of Mississippi.

Ladner family welcomes quintuplets at UMMC

Friday, February 24, 2023

Haylee and Shawn Ladner’s son and four identical quadruplet girls are growing stronger as neonatal intensive care patients at Children’s of Mississippi. The five babies were born by Caesarean section Feb. 16 at Wiser Hospital for Women and Infants at UMMC. Read More

Patient Kaeden Thigpen of Hattiesburg talks with pediatric pain clinic RN-care coordinator Shannon Armstrong.

Pain management clinic new addition to Sanderson Tower

Monday, February 20, 2023

For children and adolescents with chronic pain, the pediatric pain clinic at Children’s of Mississippi can provide relief through multidisciplinary care. Strategies such as cognitive behavioral therapy and physical therapy can help children miss fewer days of school and lead more active lives. Read More

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