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IWK Patients

Bailey Erb, IWK patient

Bailey Erb

While pregnant with her second child in 2011, medical staff at Vanessa Erb’s local hospital in New Brunswick detected an abnormality with her baby’s heart during a routine ultrasound.

Methuli Sonnadara, IWK patient

Methuli Sonnadara

When Meuni became pregnant for the first time, she knew there would be some unknowns about what to expect, but nothing could prepare her for what would happen early on. 

Ryder Stuthard, IWK patient

Ryder Stuthard

Brenda was 28 weeks pregnant when she was admitted to the IWK in September 2020 after being diagnosed with preeclampsia. It’s a serious blood pressure condition that can develop during pregnancy and cause many complications, which it did.

Claudie Comeau, IWK patient

Claudie Comeau

In May 2008, Claudie was only a month old when her parents, Christianne and Ronald, brought her to their local hospital because of a cold, fever and swollen belly.

Maci Martin, IWK patient

Caden Landry and Maci Martin

Sindi Lee, a mother of four children, knows all too well what it’s like to almost lose a child. Twice in her life, two of her four children have faced life-threatening emergencies and needed critical emergency care.