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Ms Teyo Sock Pei, mother of Si Xuan

Our daughter, Si Xuan, was diagnosed with a liver condition soon after birth. A year later, she had to undergo a liver transplant at NUH. Though NUH was very supportive of the patients and family members throughout the pre- and postoperation periods, it was still tough for parents to accompany their sick children throughout their […]

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Ms Juliana Lim, mother of Gerhardt

Gerhardt exhibited breathing problems three hours after his birth and was immediately intubated with HFOV (High-frequency Oscillatory Ventilation). He was then diagnosed with PPHN (Persistent Pulmonary Hypertension of Newborns) and was treated with various medication related to his diagnosed breathing problem for a month. It was later discovered that Gerhardt actually had a congenital cyanotic […]

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Mr & Mrs Ngo Ba Minh, Ho Chi Minh, Vietnam

“We were truly blessed to get to stay in the Ronald McDonald House at the National University Hospital of Singapore from 23 December 2013 to 20 January 2014 while our baby was admitted in the NICU. We can’t ever be thankful enough. Our baby boy was diagnosed with the CDH (Congenital Diaphragmatic Hernia). The doctors […]

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