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 .
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.