Expecting Again After Having a Cherub

    To many parents, the thought of having another baby is terrifying. They fear having another sick baby or losing another child. These are completely normal feelings and truly justified after having a baby born with Congenital Diaphragmatic Hernia.

    One of the most common questions that we are asked at CHERUBS is "What are my odds of having another baby with CDH?". Unfortunately, we cannot guarantee that you will not have another cherub but we can tell you that the odds are very low for most families at just 2%. Each family's odds are different - we highly recommend that all CDH families visit a genetic counselor whether or not they chose to have more children.

    We know that subsequent pregnancies are very, very stressful for most CDH parents so we have created a forum that allows you to talk to other families and to ask questions and gain support throughout your pregnancy.

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2017 - News from CHERUBS

2017 Year In Review

Thank you all for helping us to accomplish many goals this year!   Look at what we accomplished together in 2017:


National Children's Memorial Day 2017

Our main web site at http://www.cdhi.org has turned black for National Children's Memorial Day in memory of all the cherubs lost to Congenital Diaphragmatic Hernia.


2017 CDH Conference

Our 2017 International CHERUBS CDH Conference was a huge success.