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April 19th is the International Day of Congenital Diaphragmatic Hernia Awareness.

Congenital Diaphragmatic Hernia AwarenessCharities 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

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 4700 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.

 

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.

 

 

 The Following Cherubs' Families are Raising Congenital Diaphragmatic Hernia Awareness and Funds:

(Raise funds too through Firstgiving.  All Firstgiving pages will be featured on our homepage)


 

News from CHERUBS

Phillies vs Mets CDH Awareness Night!

Join us on August 8th as the Philadelphia Phillies play against the New York Mets at a game dedicated to CDH Awareness!  

https://www.facebook.com/events/501560433277249/

 

CDH Survivor Rudy on "So You Think You Can Dance"

That's right, a Congenital Diaphragmatic Hernia Survivor is dancing on television and he's in the top 20!  Rudy Abreu is proudly raising CDH Awareness along the way.  Please support him by voting!!!

 

 

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2014 CDH Research Raffle

Our annual 50/50 CDH Raffle Tickets are now available!!!

This year raffle tickets are just $10,00 each! But this means we need to sell 2000 for a $10,000 prize. No sweat!

Purchase at http://www.cherubs-cdh.org/awareness/2013-07-29-20-06-27#!/~/category/id=6687049&offset=0&sort=nameDesc


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