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Twice Born

With exclusive access to an elite unit, where the production crew was embedded for 15 months, step inside the groundbreaking medical frontier that is fetal surgery. This gripping PBS mini-series that takes an intimate, inside look at the Special Delivery Unit at The Children's Hospital of Philadelphia where rare surgeries are done on babies still inside their mothers' wombs.

Episode 3

55m 11s

Lilly undergoes plastic surgery to reshape her face, and Shelly delivers her baby girl, Luelle. Geneva and Reggie, a couple from North Carolina, visit the Children's Hospital to seek help for their unborn child who has developed a lower urinary tract obstruction.

Episodes

  • Episode 3: asset-mezzanine-16x9

    Episode 3

    S1 E3 - 55m 11s

    Lilly undergoes plastic surgery to reshape her face, and Shelly delivers her baby girl, Luelle. Geneva and Reggie, a couple from North Carolina, visit the Children's Hospital to seek help for their unborn child who has developed a lower urinary tract obstruction.

  • Episode 2: asset-mezzanine-16x9

    Episode 2

    S1 E2 - 54m 40s

    Doctors remove the remainder of baby Lilly’s tumor. Meanwhile, couple Tina and Brion receive devastating news about their unborn twins. Get a close-up look at surgery on a baby in the womb — the first time ever in a major television broadcast — as Shelly and her baby undergo a procedure to repair the fetus’s spine.

Extras + Features

  • Episode 3 Preview: asset-mezzanine-16x9

    Episode 3 Preview

    S1 E3 - 31s

    This episode presents an intimate view of both Lilly’s plastic surgery procedure and Bobby and Shelly’s delivery of their baby girl, Luelle. Geneva and Reggie, a couple from North Carolina, visit the Children's Hospital to seek help for their unborn child who has developed a lower urinary tract obstruction.

  • Episode 2 Preview: asset-mezzanine-16x9

    Episode 2 Preview

    S1 E2 - 31s

    Doctors remove the remainder of Lilly’s tumor while couple Tina and Brion receive devastating news about their unborn twins. As Shelly and the baby undergo a procedure to repair the fetus’s spine, this episode offers a close-up look at surgery on a baby in the womb — the first time ever in a major television broadcast.

  • Episode 1 Preview: asset-mezzanine-16x9

    Episode 1 Preview

    S1 E1 - 31s

    During the first episode, Dr. Holly Hedrick performs a rare EXIT procedure and attempts to remove a tumor from a fetus while it is still attached to her mother. Meanwhile, couple Bobby and Shelly anxiously wait to find out if they are candidates for fetal surgery to repair their baby’s spine.

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