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Neonatal Intensive Care Unit

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.

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.

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.