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Kristin Aigner joins UK NGO for CDH International

CDH International to happy to announce the addition of Kristin Aigner, RS, BSN to our NGO in the United Kingdom. She joins Naomi Wright, Dr. Badr Chaban and Dawn Ireland to lead this new research organization in Europe and she replaces Dr. Neema Kaseje, who had to step down from charity boards to fulfill her …


Win A Movie Prop By Fundraising for CDH International

Create a Fundraiser and get your family and friends to donate at 8:00 am EST on December 3rd and Facebook will match donations up to $7,000,000! Contest 1st Round The person who raises the most money for CDH International via your own FB fundraiser (go ahead, make one and sent end date at January 1st!), …


National Children’s Memorial Day

The 2019 National Children’s Memorial Day is Sunday, December 8th. At 7:00 pm in each time zone, people will be lighting candles to remember all children lost. We have posted a very long, somber list of all the cherubs lost to CDH to remember these children on our CHERUBS site. After December 8th, for …


Letter from the President of CDH International

… This is going to be a long, heart-on-my-sleeve post… CDH International was up for a Chan-Zuckerberg grant. We worked for months on it. It was to fund so much research for these kids, pay for the conference, push researchers to work together with patient groups, hire staff to help our drowning small staff and …


DHREAMS CAREforkids genetic CDH Research Study

DHREAMS and the team from Columbia University invites all CDH families to participate in their on-line webinar series to learn more about their incredible genetic research into Congenital Diaphragmatic Hernia. You can view these on-line at Learn more on their web site at


CDHi Medical Advisor and Trustee Appointed to World Health Organization

Our newest CDHi Medical Advisors and CDHi Trustee in the UK had to officially step down today from both our charities because she has been named Head of Surgery at the World Health Organization! Congratulations, Neema. We look forward to working with you at the WHO to help so many children.