The Vascular Birthmarks Foundation

Dr. Linda Rozell-Shannon, PhD President and Founder

  Jillian was born on October 8, 2007. During our 3-day stay in the hospital we noticed a very small, faint pink mark below her…

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Our beautiful son Braeden was born on November 5th 2007, a healthy 7 pounds 8 ounces. He is our first child and we were totally…

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My story begins in March 2005 when my daughter Madison was born. I had a very good pregnancy, no problems at all. Madison was born…

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My fourth child, Chloe Simone arrived in the world on January 10th, 2008. My first two pregnancies resulted in (healthy) pre-term boys. My third pregnancy…

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Chloe was born on January 3, 2006. There was no evidence of her hemangioma at birth, or for the first 4 weeks of her life.…

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When Guilianna was born there was no indication of a vascular malformation on her face. It wasn’t until her first initial check-up after birth that…

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2017 has been the most amazing year in VBF history and it would not have been possible without your support. Just look at what we accomplished:…

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What an exciting summer it has been for families affected by a vascular birthmark! In May, many of you participated in our Vascular Birthmarks Month…

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Thanks to the support of former Congressman John Sweeney (R-NY) more than ten years ago, May 15th is recognized as the Vascular Birthmarks Day of Awareness and May…

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Our next VBF Facebook Live sessions will focus on using lasers to treat Infantile Hemangiomas and Port Wine Stains. Two of the world's leading experts in this…

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