When ten-month-old Lilianne began to walk, her parents noticed that something just wasn’t right.
As she grew, her hip began to make a clicking noise. She was referred to the IWK where she was diagnosed with developmental dysplasia of the hip.
Dorothy Grant and her husband Bill were devastated when their 11-year-old son David passed away as a result of a rare neurological disease. But today, almost 35 years later, David’s memory lives on at the IWK because of a legacy gift the Grant’s made in his honour.
Katherine Simpson was born at 32 and a half weeks gestation via C-section at the IWK. Immediately upon birth the care team recognized several abnormalities in her – Katherine had one ear different than the other, her chin was small and she had 12 toes.