Miracle Mom with Broken Neck Delivers Baby

On Feb. 11, 2009, Tanja Rose gave birth to a healthy baby girl. While almost 4,000 babies are born each year at Scripps Memorial Hospital La Jolla, what makes Tanja’s story so extraordinarily special is she gave birth while being in a halo (a metal frame screwed into the skull used to restrict head and neck movement after a fracture or neck fusion) – something doctors say has never been done before.

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