To promote awareness to the Congenital Diaphragmatic Hernia, and in turn provide information, comfort, and support to those that are affected by this birth defect.
Breath of Hope exists to combat the congenital diaphragmatic hernia birth defect. We are committed to supporting parents, children, family members and friends facing the diagnosis of a congenital diaphragmatic hernia birth defect. We carry out this mission through promoting public awareness, supporting the medical community and encouraging research efforts to one day successfully treat all those diagnosed with a congenital diaphragmatic hernia.
Breath of Hope provides the latest information on the treatment and care of the congenital diaphragmatic hernia birth defect. Breath of Hope provides emotional support to parents who are expecting a baby with the congenital diaphragmatic hernia birth defect and will provide emotional support to the parents of surviving and non-surviving children. Breath of Hope currently provides an online email listserv through Yahoo! Groups. This open forum of parents and relatives provides an environment where parents no longer feel alone and where they meet other families that have survived the trials and tribulations of the congenital diaphragmatic hernia birth defect.
1. We believe that Awareness amongst the public and the medical community is key to being able to help others learn and support research.
2. We believe that being able to provide information and support to prenatal families will help them to secure life-saving treatment for their baby.
3. We believe that by providing accurate information we give families knowledge for CDH care.