Produced by: Trailblazer Studios
Finalist in: Health and Medicine
Imagine touching the hand of a baby still inside its mother’s womb. Fetal surgery, a risky and complex operation to make life-changing repairs to an unborn child with a birth defect is the subject of this gripping docu-series. TWICE BORN captures the human drama at The Special Delivery Unit of The Children’s Hospital of Philadelphia where producer and crew embedded over 15 months and gained unique access, allowing for a rare level of intimacy with both physicians and patients. The series exposes the complexity of decision-making in a high-stakes endeavor to make a pioneering leap for medical science and humanity.