Bundled Up & Brave


When baby Juliana Salvi’s parents first brought her home, they fed her milk, just as most parents would do. But unbeknownst to her parents, Juliana actually had galactosemia – a severe allergy to milk. Pretty soon it became clear that something wasn’t right.

As a blizzard raged outside, lab technicians with the New England Newborn Screening Program decided to trek through the storm to get a sample of baby Juliana’s blood for testing.

As soon as Juliana’s parents got a call from the lab informing them that their baby had tested positive for the rare allergy, they rushed to the hospital for treatment.

Juliana, who is now 8 weeks old, is doing just fine, thanks in no small part to the lab technicians who bundled up and braved the storm to help her.

See More of this Story by Dylan Stableford at Yahoo News Here!

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