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April 19th is Congenital Diaphragmatic Hernia Action Day

Congenital Diaphragmatic Hernia AwarenessApril is Congenital Diaphragmatic Hernia Awareness Month

Charities and families in 60 countries are working together to raise CDH Awareness through state and town Proclamations, lighted buildings, Parades of Cherubs, fundraisers and other events. Learn more at http://www.cdhawarenessday.org

CDH

Congenital Diaphragmatic Hernia

Congenital Diaphragmatic Hernia (CDH) occurs when the diaphragm fails to form or to close totally and an opening allows abdominal organs into the chest cavity. This inhibits lung growth.

CDH occurs in approximately 1 in every 2,500 births (1,600 cases in the U.S. each year). The diaphragm is formed in the first trimester of pregnancy and controls the lungs' ability to inhale and exhale. The cause of CDH is not yet known.

 

CHERUBS

The Association of Congenital Diaphragmatic Hernia Research, Awareness, and Support

Welcome to the official web site of CHERUBS - The Association of Congenital Diaphragmatic Hernia Research, Awareness and Support.

Founded in 1995, we are an international charity, helping over 5000 families in 60 countries and leading the way in CDH Research, Awareness and Support services.

CHERUBS is an IRS recognized 501(c)III non-profit organization.

News from CHERUBS

2015 CDH Awareness Quilt

As part of our $20 for 20 Fundraiser, we are creating a CDH Awareness Quilt to commemorate CHERUBS 20th Anniversary!

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$1 MILLION for Congenital Diaphragmatic Hernia

CHERUBS is celebrating 20 years by hitting the $1 MILLION mark for CDH!  

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CDH Awareness on Capitol Hill on March 30 - April 1

Join us on Capitol Hill to meet with members of the United States House and Senate to talk about Congenital Diaphragmatic Hernia and the need for awareness and funding.

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Join us on the 20th Anniversary CDH Conference Cruise!

Every month you have a chance to take #cdhACTION to raise awareness and funding and to win this beautiful trophy.  12 months = 12 winners!

 

Join the Angel Club and make a daily, weekly, monthly or annual donation in honor or in memory of your cherub. 

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