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Kim, David and Cayden pose for a photo in a hospital room.

Complex Care for a Complicated Pregnancy

Kimberly’s pregnancy quickly turned from a joyous occasion to an expectant mother’s worst nightmare.

Stepahnie holds a copy of Beau and his new AFO

Legacy Gift Enables Special Book

A new, donor-funded book is helping to educate ankle-foot orthoses (AFO) users at Ron Joyce Children’s Health Centre.

Raynham smiles for a photo

Diabetes Leads to Life-Threatening Coma

Raynham’s brain was swelling and her body systems were shutting down. She was at high risk of suffering a stroke and having permanent brain damage if she survived at all.

Raynham wears a Walmart vest and stands next to a sign with her photo and story on it.

A New Champion

Raynham McArthur is our Children’s Miracle Network Champion.

Natalie wearing a yellow Walmart vest standing next to a board with her picture and story.

Teenager with Rare Spinal Tumours is Announced as the 2019 Children’s Miracle Network Champion

HAMILTON, ON: McMaster Children’s Hospital Foundation and Walmart associates from across the region gathered in Brantford to celebrate 16-year-old Natalie Hammond of Burford being named the 2019 Children’s Miracle Network Champion. Read more

The new Wellness Courtyard with benches, exercise equipment and artificial turf

A Specialized Courtyard for Pediatric Mental Health

HAMILTON, ON: McMaster Children’s Hospital Foundation celebrated the opening of the Wellness Courtyard at McMaster Children’s Hospital on October 16, which will benefit pediatric mental health patients by enhancing the clinical care they receive. Read more

Mila laughing with her doctor at the hospital

Bouncing Back from Brain Cancer

Mila began to complain about severe headaches. In January 2016, the five-year-old from Welland also started to vomit frequently. Read more

Group shot in front of the newly named Scotiabank Child and Youth Clinic

Hospital Clinic Renamed in Recognition of Scotiabank

HAMILTON, ON: In recognition of Scotiabank’s 25 years of supporting McMaster Children’s Hospital Foundation, the 2G Child and Youth Clinic at McMaster Children’s Hospital was renamed the “Scotiabank Child and Youth Clinic” on November 6. Read more

Samantha smiling while sitting in a shaded garden

Never Alone – A Mental Health Journey

Self-harming became a regular part of Samantha’s life. Read more

Dr. Brian van Adel in front of two computer screens at his desk

Partnering to Save Children’s Lives

Just like adults, newborns can experience strokes, aneurysms or any other neurological complications. Read more