Praise and charity after premature delivery

New Westminster, B.C. – {January 30, 2017} – Comfort is on the rise inside Royal Columbian Hospital’s Variety Neonatal Intensive […]

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Senft family’s Story

It was a complete shock when Sarah Senft’s water broke. The North Shore family physician was not yet 30 weeks pregnant. She and her husband Riley, an anesthesiologist, were in California at the time for a family wedding. While the couple tried to stay calm, it was the start of a whirlwind of events that led them to be airlifted unexpectedly to Royal Columbian Hospital, where Zoe Senft was born several hours later, 10 weeks premature.

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Royal Columbian Hospital’s smallest patients benefit from RBC donation

RBC Foundation

A $20,000 donation to Royal Columbian Hospital Foundation will help provide the right environment for premature babies to get stronger and healthier.

The gift from RBC Foundation will go towards the purchase of a Giraffe Omnibed incubator. This high-tech incubator provides an ideal, stable microenvironment to promote healthy growth in these vulnerable patients.

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Christine Ashton’s Story

It started with a headache the night before. Christine Ashton, 23 weeks pregnant, knew having twins meant an increased risk of complications. When she still felt unwell the next day, she described her pain to a relative. The conclusion: she was having contractions.

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