Quang Ngai, Vietnam-Nicole Friedland, Interplast staff. Photo by John Urban
Off to surgery he went, and after about an hour, I went out to bring the mother back to PACU. Nurse Lynn Fronk held up baby for mom to see and she just burst in to tears. Dr. Mount had repaired the lip and while the baby will need future surgery, this simple procedure made a dramatic difference in the child's appearance. About an hour later, we went down to the ward and I found the mother holding her baby and still crying.