One in four women in the United States experience infant loss. Ms. Five Hills Lorianne Valois knows the pain all too well. Valois gave birth to a baby boy, Brady, and seven short hours later, he passed away.

At 18 weeks gestation, Brady, was diagnosed with a Congenital Diaphragmatic Hernia. CDH is when the diaphragm doesn’t completely close leaving an opening where the lower organs can move up into the chest cavity not allowing the lungs to fully develop and grow, causing the baby being unable to breathe on his or her own after birth. CDH is a birth defect that affects 2,500 babies ever year and only half of these babies will survive.

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