NICU

Felicity Landrey’s Story

As Melanie Bodhi, 24-weeks pregnant, headed to a doctor’s appointment in Prince George in the spring of 2017, she had no way of knowing the whirlwind she and her husband would soon face. Less than 24 hours later, she was at Royal Columbian Hospital, flown in from her northern BC community amid increasing concerns she would need to deliver very prematurely.

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Hope Annis’s Story

It was during Vicki Foley’s 20-week ultrasound that they discovered fetal measurements were about a month behind schedule. Thus began regular monitoring and eventually a planned delivery at 37 weeks. While Royal Columbian Hospital’s Variety Neonatal Intensive Care Unit looked after baby Hope for her first few weeks, it took genetic testing to offer an explanation for the newborn’s small size. She was diagnosed with a rare chromosomal condition known as Wolf-Hirschhorn syndrome.

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2018 Scotiabank Vancouver Half Marathon & 5K

Join Royal Columbian Hospital Foundation’s team of #NICUStrong champions and make a difference in the lives of B.C.’s smallest and most fragile premature babies.

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Grant brings warmth to fragile newborns at Royal Columbian

New Westminster, B.C. – {April 3, 2018} – Newborns in need of intensive care at Royal Columbian Hospital are being […]

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Donors fund big needs at Royal Columbian

Dr. Sue Sidhu is among the surgeons at Royal Columbian Hospital who can fix severely broken ribs by using a […]

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Ashley and Hazel Durance

Ashley Durance had just survived a life-threatening complication of pregnancy. Her newborn girl Hazel, among the most premature and smallest ever to be born at Royal Columbian Hospital, was under constant watch in the intensive care unit for newborns. And now Ashley’s father Rick Walsh was about to undergo open heart surgery. With Christmas of 2016 only a couple of days away, it was hard to believe all that had happened in the last several weeks.

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Lillian Yamaguchi Jones’s Story

She is able to joke now that it was a sneeze, and not a push, that led to her daughter’s birth. But at the time, Nobue Yamaguchi Jones was stunned to have given birth at only 25 weeks pregnant. Equally shocking was just how small the newborn girl was: 380 grams, just over three quarters of a pound. Lillian Yamaguchi Jones had become the smallest baby Royal Columbian Hospital’s neonatal intensive care team ever had to support.

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2017 Scotiabank Vancouver Half Marathon & 5K

Join us on Sunday June 25, 2017 to Pound the Pavement for Preemies in the Scotiabank Vancouver Half-Marathon or 5K. We are working together with friends and family to fundraise for the Neonatal Intensive Care Unit.

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4th annual Mother’s Day Portrait Studio

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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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