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Nurse Libbie’s Blog, Chapter 3B

Monday, May 15 2017

The Weismark Miracle and a Bat Mitzvah Gift

Kinneret Weismark was born with a big bang! Her mother, Ilana Weismark, suffered an amniotic fluid embolism -- a rare (1 in 30,000 deliveries), life-threatening emergency that can occur during labor.

Thanks to the wonderful team of doctors and nurses at Hadassah Hospital Ein Kerem, both Ilana and baby Kinneret’s life were saved.

Fast forward 12 years and Kinneret decides as her bat mitzvah project that she is going to raise money for the neonatal department at Hadassah, where the staff took good care of her while her mother was fighting for her life.

Watch the video for the full story of the Weismark Family’s miracle. 

Libbie Blog Weismark family
Libbie Blog Weismark family
Libbie Blog Kinneret
Libbie Blog Kinneret

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Jun 2017

Nurse Libbie’s Blog, Chapter 4

Babies are a sign of life. New life and new beginnings. That is one of the reasons why I love my job so much on the maternity and newborn ward. Each and every day I spend on the ward I get that...
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Mar 2017

Nurse Libbie’s Blog, Chapter Three

Every morning when I awake, I put my two feet on the ground and gratefully thank the almighty for returning my soul to me. This is the start for each and every day.
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Jan 2017

Nurse Libbie’s Blog, Chapter Two

It is said that a single photo can tell a story better than a thousand words. In our day and age each smart phone contains millions of photos and often people have innumerable words to add to them....
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Dec 2016

Nurse Libbie’s Blog, Chapter One

The hallways of Hadassah Hospital Ein Kerem tell the ongoing history of the City of Jerusalem and thousands of personal stories too. My story begins in those hallowed hallways of Hadassah and...
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