Congenital Diaphragmatic Hernia (CDH) Resources

Fast Facts about Birth Defects

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Congenital diaphragmatic hernia (CDH) is just as common as cystic fibrosis, but many people have never heard of it. Get the facts about CDH and share to help raise awareness of the condition.

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Condition Management


The American Pregnancy Association is a national health organization that promotes reproductive and pregnancy wellness through education, support, advocacy and community awareness.



CDH International is a global collective of hospitals, researchers, and charities working together to stop congenital diaphragmatic hernia with a focus on advancing CDH research and accrediting hospitals and charities.

This network empowers and supports parents across Pennsylvania by connecting them with families of children & adults with special needs or disabilities who’ve had similar journeys.

Peyton’s Promise helps raise awareness and money for ongoing congenital diaphragmatic hernia (CDH) research. It was founded by Debbie and Dustin Laricks, whose daughter Peyton was born with CDH.