Minnesota Girl Thriving After Having Surgery In The Womb

This Minnesota girl is thriving after having surgery in the womb - a procedure that only a handful of infants have survived.

According to KARE 11 (via Daily Mail), doctors found a mass near baby Alexa's tail bone while her mother, Christie Mendoza of Bloomington, was 19 weeks pregnant.

Surgeons at Children's Minnesota's Midwest Fetal Care Center performed a very risky in-utero surgery to remove the tumor from Alexa, and Christie gave birth at 29 weeks with no complications.

This surgery happened two years ago, and now Alexa is thriving. She's crawling, climbing, and learning how to talk and walk.

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