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  • Newborn Lives Are Being Saved Because Of You

    October 6, 2016

    Imagine devoting your livelihood to researching a deadly disorder, only to discover that years earlier that very disease took the life of your newborn cousin. That’s exactly what happened to Dr. Shyamala Dakshinamurti, Neonatologist/Researcher at Children’s Hospital and the Children’s Hospital Research Institute of Manitoba. “I’d been doing research for about 15 years when I went back to visit my…

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  • Getting One Step Closer Thanks To Your Support

    October 5, 2016

    With help from donations from you, The Canadian Healthy Infant Longitudinal Development (CHILD) Study is providing a greater understanding of the root causes of allergy and asthma. Over 3500 families with children born in 2010-2012 have been recruited from Manitoba, Vancouver, Edmonton and Toronto. The children and their families are monitored through frequent, extensive questionnaires, and the children attend regular…

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  • Help give life-saving treatment to children like Kaitlynn.

    September 14, 2016

    “I cried many tears, but I look at my daughter and she is the strongest person I know.” For the first 12 hours of their baby girl’s life, Kaitlynn Swain’s parents did little but gaze in delight at their beautiful daughter. As all parents of a newborn do. By dinner time that day though, while still at Brandon Hospital, they…

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