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Baby Stella makes history: becomes first in Minnesota to undergo groundbreaking fetal spina bifida procedure

Baby Stella made Minnesota medical history after undergoing a new procedure for spina bifida.


Clubfoot, also known as talipes equinovarus, is a congenital (from birth) condition that causes one or both feet to turn inward and point downward, making it impossible for the feet to lie flat on the ground. Children with clubfoot usually are diagnosed while newborns and sometimes are diagnosed prenatally.