The Vascular Birthmarks Foundation

Dr. Linda Rozell-Shannon, PhD President and Founder

Jessica Bird, United States (US), New York

My daughter Nevaeh (8) was born with a Port Wine Stain birthmark on the left side of her beautiful face. Nevaeh is a happy, healthy and outgoing girl that loves Cheerleading, dancing and being with her friends and family. She doesn’t mind talking about her birthmark with others. Every year, she brings heart stickers to school on May 15 so her class can Rock Your Birthmark with her! She also had a story on Inside Edition when she was 5 years old about her doll and their matching birthmarks. As her mother, I enjoy teaching others about birthmarks and encouraging children to have positive words and positive self-esteem. I’m proud to be A Global Ambassador.