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Meet Our Families

Here at The Eden Calhoun Charitable Fund, once you are selected as a monthly grant recipient, you are forever a part of our family. Click on each family to learn more about their story and the baby's hard-fought CDH journey. (All families have consented use of photographs and information.)

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The Bandemer Family

The Bandemer Family

Baby Owen

(New Update!) Michael and I met at a summer program when we were 17...

The Rivera Family

The Rivera Family

Baby Quinn

(New Update!) We found out we were pregnant a mere 4 weeks into our pregnancy...

The Martinez Family

The Martinez Family

Baby Cruz

At 20 weeks we were told our baby boy was diagnosed with a rare condition called CDH...

The Biener Family

The Biener Family

Baby Owen

He has LCDH, a heart condition called truncus arteriosus, and a genetic condition called Simpson Golabi Behmel Syndrome...

The Goff Family

The Goff Family

Baby Devereaux

For our first baby, Chloe and I were having what many would consider the ideal pregnancy...

The Perez Family

The Perez Family

Baby Amari Joy

Our Daughter Amari Joy, was born with a severe LCDH with a grade D defect...

The Rothman Family

The Rothman Family

Baby Brooks

Brooks was diagnosed in utero with right CDH but upon birth, they’ve now..

The Metayer Family

The Metayer Family

Baby Jamir

(New Update!) I am a mother of 3 about to be 4 now with baby boy...

The Garcia Family

The Garcia Family

Baby Sophie

(New Update!) We come from Venezuela and we are expecting our first little girl named Sophie...

The Vega Family

The Vega Family

Baby Noah

I am opening this for the second time in tears as I genuinely did not think that I would be accepted...

The Fischer Family

The Fischer Family

Baby Daanya

Our baby, Daanya, nearly 14 months old, has been in the hospital for her whole life...

The Hartfield Family

The Hartfield Family

Baby Oliver

During our 20 week anatomy scan we found out that there was something wrong with our little boy Oliver...

The Wright Family

The Wright Family

Baby Oliver

At our 36 week ultrasound we learned that our baby boy, Oliver, had CDH...

The Brown Family

The Brown Family

Baby Rhiley

When I heard the words your baby has CDH from the doctor on 5/23/22, my heart shattered...

The Allen Family

The Allen Family

Baby Link

(New Update!) We found out at 20 weeks that our son had CDH...

The Paxiao Family

The Paxiao Family

Baby Rilan

After struggling with infertility for two years and doing various interventions...

The McCullum Family

The McCullum Family

Baby Ahmod

I was 25 weeks pregnant when I got the news of my son being diagnosed with CDH...

The Driscoll Family

The Driscoll Family

Baby Lydia Kathryn

At my 18-week anatomy scan for our second daughter, I was told news no mom wants to hear...

The Thompson Family

The Thompson Family

Baby Luka

It’s just myself, my husband, and our children - thats all the family we have...

The Cooper Family

The Cooper Family

Baby Gabriel

We found out I was pregnant with baby #2 the day after Easter. At 12 weeks...

The Kouns Family

The Kouns Family

Baby Koa

Koa was born 2/22/22 at 4lbs 7oz with his CDH being a defect level D...

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