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24 July, 2018

“Cherubs has become my #1 support when it comes to my undiagnosed CDHer. So much information was provided to us after our diagnosis, so we could ask the right questions during our daughter’s hospital stay.” – Stephanie Stephens

24 July, 2018

Congenital diaphragmatic hernia (CDH) is a rare developmental defect of the diaphragm, causing considerable morbidity and mortality1,2. Morphological changes are present from an early developmental stage, consisting of increased muscularization of the pulmonary vessels, rarefication of pulmonary arterioles and capillaries, and a decreased alveolar density3….

24 July, 2018

One of our wonderful CDH families recently held a fundraiser for us and was kind enough to share their story: After being told that we were unable to conceive on our own, my husband and I were thrilled to prove the doctors wrong! We found…

19 July, 2018

CDH International has become more involved in research in Europe in the past year and spent much time building collaborations with several medical groups, hospitals and research initiatives, including joining the European Reference Network. To participate in these efforts, CDHi has to register as a…

18 July, 2018

This month’s foundation spotlight is CDH International. CHERUBS – Congenital Diaphragmatic Hernia Research, Awareness and Support, the support division of CDH International, focuses on promoting research, raising awareness, and providing support services for families of babies born with Congenital Diaphragmatic Hernia. The Kids First Data…

18 July, 2018

Last week, our President, Dawn Ireland, represented CDH at the 2018 Rare Disease Summer School at the University of Zurich. The first non-scientist to attend the school (and on scholarship), she not only sat in the classes and learned more about rare disease, genetic research,…