Heroic, Loved and Celebrated: Meet Some of HCA Healthcare’s Favorite Moms

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Today HCA Healthcare wants to honor all of the heroic moms we know and love. Whether you are a new mom, future mom, desperate-to-be mom, hurting mom, thriving mom, grieving mom, tired mom, hopeful mom, helicopter mom, bonus mom, and never-to-be-forgotten mom, the world is a better place because of YOU.

At HCA Healthcare, we know there is no one who loves us like our moms. Whatever time or place you are in during your motherhood journey, we celebrate you. Happy Mother’s Day!

Meet some of HCA Healthcare’s favorite moms and learn about their experiences at affiliated hospitals across the country.

Mom and Dad with babySay hello to Heidi King. A mom who knows what it’s like to wait 48 hours before seeing your newborn for the first time. But thanks to the team at TriStar Summit Medical Center, this story had a happy ending and also illustrated how technology can play a role in the healing process. See her visual story here.

A pediatric intensive care nurse at Sunrise Children’s Hospital and single mom whose family wasn’t complete until she adopted her young patient, Alex. Meet her and her adorable family here.

Woman wearing blue topRose Medical Center, AirLife Denver and Swedish Medical Center – members of the HCA Healthcare-HealthONE system – and a mother’s will to live sparked this incredible success story. Watch Mandy Banks’ story here after she became a stroke survivor and mother on the same day.

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Current National Football League (NFL) player Derrick Henry’s grandmother was hospitalized less than two years ago when he was a finalist for college football’s Heisman Trophy. But thanks to the healthcare team at Specialty Hospital, she was able to watch him accept the coveted award.  Read more here!

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Tracey Thompson and Kelley McKissack are a mother and daughter who now share an even more special bond. In a labor of love, Tracey, then 54 years old, carried her grandchild for her daughter, Kelley, who struggled with infertility.  The Medical City Plano care team worked to ensure a safe, happy outcome for all involved. Check it out here!

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Ben Ikirima’s mom is gone but not forgotten. He founded a clinic in Kenya to honor her memory. Take a look!

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HCA Healthcare delivers 220,000 babies each year and partners with moms throughout their journey of motherhood. From us to you, Happy Mother’s Day! 

About HCA Healthcare

HCA Healthcare, one of the nation's leading providers of healthcare services, is comprised of 183 hospitals and more than 2,300 sites of care, in 20 states and the United Kingdom. Our more than 283,000 colleagues are connected by a single purpose — to give patients healthier tomorrows.

As an enterprise, we recognize the significant responsibility we have as a leading healthcare provider within each of the communities we serve, as well as the opportunity we have to improve the lives of the patients for whom we are entrusted to care. Through the compassion, knowledge and skill of our caregivers, and our ability to leverage our scale and innovative capabilities, HCA Healthcare is in a unique position to play a leading role in the transformation of care.

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