Family Stories

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S├ębastian's Story » 2018-Nov-08

Moving and Proud. This is Sébastian's Story. After a normal pregnancy, Sébastian arrived right on time in January 2013. We were excited, happy, and lucky to be home within two days. As time quickly passed, we learned Sébastian had severe reflux and would cry as if in pain during tummy time. Then by the six month mark he was not yet&nb ...

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Sarah's Story » 2018-Aug-29

CONFIDENT AND SMILING -  This is Sarah’s Story:  Sarah is a very active, bright, confident, and always smiling 10 year old girl. She enjoys hiking, cheerleading, girl guides, and helping with the alter service at her church. What someone may not know is that Sarah has lower limb Cerebral Palsy. ...

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Hanna and her family » 2017-Oct-17

How family-centred care helps make lives better. Hanna was a big baby. During her delivery she experienced some complications that left her with a brachial plexus injury – damage to the network of nerves that sends signals from your spine to your shoulder, arm and hand. “Her left arm wasn’t moving. It looked like it was just hanging there,” recalls Hanna’s mother, Jacqui. Jacqui and her husband, Craig, were in touch with ...

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Max's Story » 2016-Nov-02

Being a first time parent is an overwhelming thought. You are excited and frightened at the same time of the responsibility that is ahead of you. You are sure you have done everything right and then unexpectedly something goes horribly wrong. Just a few days before Max was born we had a normal ultrasound and the next thing we were suddenly in the hospital. Max arrived by an emergency c-section due to a serious complication of pregnancy which greatly affected him.  ...

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Dade's Journey » 2016-May-06

Looking at Dade run around the playground with his peers you would never think he has had to overcome some big hurdles in life.  He happily runs around playing tag, laughing and joking with his friends. However his start in life was more than a little bumpy.  Dade was born on October 28, 2010.  After a perfectly normal pregnancy, his entry into the world was far from normal. After 4 hours of active labour it was decided that I would go for an emergency C-section. We were advise ...

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