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IWK Patients

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.

Elliana Snow, IWK patient

Elliana Snow

Baby Elliana and Baby Louella were born at 25 weeks to proud parents Rachal Deevey and Jesse Snow. Each baby weighed nearly two pounds and they were admitted to the IWK’s Neonatal Intensive Care Unit (NICU). Both girls required support to help them breathe.

Roman Sawa, IWK patient

Roman Sawa

In 2020, Roman Sawa’s family noticed he was self-conscious about his body after he started pulling on his shirts to stretch them out. Roman’s behaviour towards food and exercise also began to change. He became fussier about what he was eating, and he started running.

The Cushing Family

The Cushing Family

In 2020, Elizabeth Cushing and her husband, Stephen, were overjoyed to discover they were pregnant with their first child – a daughter they named Ruby.

Charlie Canam, IWK patient

Charlie Canam

After a normal and healthy pregnancy, Jessica Hay and Justin Canam welcomed their daughter Charlie Canam during the summer of 2020 at her local hospital in Woodstock, New Brunswick.