Dr. Larry Sargent holds a 3D model of Layla Shook's clover-shaped skull in his office. The model helped him decide how to proceed with Layla's surgery, which took place when she was just 24 days old.
Photo by Kate Harrison Belz .
published Monday, May 19th, 2014
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Peering into the ultrasound screen four months into pregnancy, parents can just begin to detect their little one’s tiny facial features. A little nose. Eye sockets. the curve of a lip, if you look closely enough.