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Patient Facilities

Katie Hallett, IWK patient

Katie Hallett

It’s not uncommon to hear patients say that the IWK is like a home-away-from-home. For eight-year-old Katie Hallett from Shelburne, NS it was her very first home where she lived for the first 630 days of her life.

A mother holding a baby boy with a soother in his mouth. The words Heart Warrior overlay the image.

Colton Jacque

When Colton Jacque was born, his parents Brandy and Fred anticipated meeting their happy, healthy baby.

Zarkechavari Triplets, IWK patients

Zarkechavari Triplets

After a seven-year, heartbreaking journey of trying to expand their family, Shannon and her partner Kian learned they were pregnant – with triplets! “To say we were shocked would be an understatement,” said Kian.

Paizlee  Rose Adams, IWK patient

Paizlee Rose Adams

When an ultrasound revealed that Emily McCardle of Summerside, PEI was nine and a half weeks pregnant, she was shocked. Having been told by her doctor five years earlier that she likely couldn’t have children, this was news she never expected.

Lauren Whiteway, IWK Patient

Lauren Whiteway

In 2012 when Lauren began high school in her hometown of Moncton, NB, she started to experience symptoms of Selective Mutism (SM), an anxiety disorder that left her unable to speak in specific situations.

Soon, Lauren’s SM progressed to the point where she could only speak at home.