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Charity brings music therapy to premature babies

New Westminster, B.C. – {June 18, 2019} – Vancouver-based charitable foundation, Music Heals, is bringing melody to Royal Columbian Hospital’s […]

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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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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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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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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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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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Utility service provider delivers neonatal donation

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A company that makes children among its top charitable priorities has made a donation to help Royal Columbian Hospital’s smallest patients. Corix has made a $10,000 gift to Royal Columbian Hospital Foundation in support of the Neonatal Intensive Care Unit.

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Shriners continue care for RCH’s smallest patients

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The Westminster Shrine Club #8 continues its legacy of caring for Royal Columbian Hospital.

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