The obstetrician told me, “We’re not going to get this pregnancy to full term.” My diagnosis was HELLP Syndrome, a life-threatening pregnancy disorder. The only way to resolve it is to deliver the baby and placenta. In my case, only twenty-six weeks into my pregnancy. After a whirlwind 24 hours, our baby was delivered by […]
CCARM reception an opportunity to ask questions, learn If you believe poor health simply comes down to bad genetic luck, researchers at the Canadian Centre for Agri-Food Research in Health and Medicine (CCARM) will give you food for thought. “Probably about 80 to 90 per cent of heart disease, for example, comes down to three things: […]Read More
Family honours daughter and son with a $300,000 donation enabling the project A new line of research to better classify autism spectrum disorder (ASD) is off the ground thanks to a $300,000 donation from the Dyck family, through The Kali Dyck Foundation. The Dyck family, owners of Winnipeg-based agribusiness BrettYoung Seeds, have firsthand experience with […]Read More
Bentley was born without a heartbeat. He was delivered at 31 weeks. Only after spending 42 days in the Neonatal Intensive Care Unit (NICU) at St. Boniface Hospital, was he finally able to go home. Today, he’s a healthy, growing boy! Together with his parents Chris and Roberta, Bentley returns to the NICU each year […]Read More
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The Woman and Child unit purchased a specialized infant doll for use in neonatal resuscitation training.