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Philadelphia Inquirer’s

The Parent Trip series

Four local families who gave birth at Abington Hospital were recently featured in the Philadelphia Inquirer’s The Parent Trip series. We hope you enjoy their stories about the journey to parenthood.


Lisa and Fred Hardenbrook of Willow Grove

First-time parents describe the happiness – and joyful chaos – of welcoming triplet daughters into the world. - Read More


Martha and Paul Sharkey of Wyndmoor

The parents recount the premature birth of their twin girls – an experience that led them to establish an organization that helps parents who have lost a baby or who have one in the NICU. - Read More


Samantha Hutcherson Bannon and Pamela Bannon of Jenkintown

Two transplants to Philadelphia recall their journey to parenthood together, beginning with a first date that almost didn’t happened. - Read More


Vanessa and Kevin Magee of Horsham

The couple share their emotional story of Vanessa’s pregnancy, her extended stay at Abington Hospital, and the arrival of their triplets. - Read More


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