Highlights from Sinai Health’s Frances Bloomberg Centre for Women’s & Infant’s Health
Love, loss, and beacons of light
Kieran Powers always knew she wanted children, so in 2015, when she was diagnosed with cervical cancer, her thoughts turned quickly to motherhood.
Born at 27 weeks
At a routine appointment only 27 weeks into her pregnancy, Sabrina Hawkes learned hope of survival for her baby meant he needed to be born that day.
Complex health condition, simple desire: a family
Because of her severe Crohn’s disease, Inge didn’t know if she’d be able to have to children. She now has two healthy boys.
Pregnant and COVID-19 positive: a story of hope
Frontline long-term care nurse, Solace Attopley, came down with COVID-19 symptoms on her last day before maternity leave.
Achieving motherhood with a “broken” heart
Andrea Querido was told she would never have children due to her heart condition. She gave birth to a healthy baby boy in 2014.
Separated Before Birth
It seemed he was destined to die: Elijah Gibbons was far too small and donating most of his blood and nutrients to his twin.
High-risk pregnancy during the COVID-19 pandemic
Natalie Palmer hoped her fourth pregnancy would be an unremarkable one. Then, she was diagnosed with placenta previa.
Treating Disease In-Utero
Little did Alana Robertson know how quickly she would learn what a lemon sign on the 20-week ultrasound meant.
A surprise pregnancy and a gestational diabetes diagnosis: Eugenia Lopes’ story
Eugenia Lopes was told she could never have children. While her first pregnancy was nothing short of a delight, developing gestational diabetes was not.
Pregnancy Care and the Emergency Department
Emergency departments play crucial roles in caring for pregnant people during early pregnancy.