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BC Women’s Hospital welcomes influx of multiple infant births this Spring<img alt="" height="361" src="/PublishingImages/Megan.jpg" width="475" style="BORDER:0px solid;" />BC Women’s Hospital welcomes influx of multiple infant births this SpringProviders delivered an incredible nine sets of twins, and two sets of triplets from April 26 through to early May. http://www.bcwomens.ca/about/news-stories/bc-women’s-hospital-welcomes-influx-of-multiple-infant-births-this-spring2024-05-17T07:00:00Z
BC Women’s Hospital study finds significant benefits of endometriosis surgery in reducing pain, enhancing quality of life for patients<img alt="BC Women's Hospital Entrance" src="/news-stories-site/PublishingImages/BC%20Women%27s%20Hospital%20Entrance.jpg" style="BORDER:0px solid;" />BC Women’s Hospital study finds significant benefits of endometriosis surgery in reducing pain, enhancing quality of life for patientsA new BC Women’s Hospital + Health Centre (BCWH) study, published in the Journal of Obstetrics and Gynaecology Canada, offers new insights on the life-changing impact of surgery on women and people living with endometriosis and pelvic pain.http://www.bcwomens.ca/about/news-stories/endometriosis-study2024-03-07T08:00:00Z
BC Women’s Hospital and Research Institute leadership guide provincial and federal policies to introduce universal contraception for all Canadians<img alt="" src="/news-stories-site/PublishingImages/IMG_3148.jpeg" style="BORDER:0px solid;" />BC Women’s Hospital and Research Institute leadership guide provincial and federal policies to introduce universal contraception for all CanadiansOn Thursday, February 29, 2024, Canada's Federal Pharmacare program announced their plan to provide universal free contraception to all people in Canada. http://www.bcwomens.ca/about/news-stories/new-federal-contraception-policy2024-03-01T08:00:00Z
BC Women’s Hospital records the delivery of over 6,000 infants in 2023<img alt="" src="/news-stories-site/PublishingImages/RBP-20231030-7818_MABC.jpg" style="BORDER:0px solid;" />BC Women’s Hospital records the delivery of over 6,000 infants in 2023http://www.bcwomens.ca/about/news-stories/stories/bc-womens-hospital-records-the-delivery-of-over-6000-infants-in-20232024-01-24T08:00:00Z
Register to donate cord blood and you can give life twice<img alt="" src="/news-stories-site/PublishingImages/Iris.jpg" style="BORDER:0px solid;" />Register to donate cord blood and you can give life twiceIn 1988, Dr. Eliane Gluckman successfully performed a cord blood stem cell transplant to save the life of a boy with a rare inherited condition that leads to gradual bone marrow failure. http://www.bcwomens.ca/about/news-stories/stories/register-to-donate-cord-blood-and-you-can-give-life-twice2023-12-07T08:00:00Z
BC Children’s and BC Women’s hospitals lead effort to launch one of the most complex diagnostic services ever provided in province<img alt="" src="/news-stories-site/PublishingImages/genomw.jpg" style="BORDER:0px solid;" />BC Children’s and BC Women’s hospitals lead effort to launch one of the most complex diagnostic services ever provided in provinceIn a first for B.C., patients have received genome-wide sequencing results through a fully Canadian-based service. http://www.bcwomens.ca/about/news-stories/stories/hospital-leads-effort-to-launch-one-of-the-most-complex-diagnostic-services-ever-provided-in-province2023-11-20T08:00:00Z
Giving people a reason to smile<img alt="Indervir Deol, respiratory therapist, NICU, BC Women's Hospital + Health Centre" src="/PublishingImages/indervir-deol-phsa-plus-external.jpg" style="BORDER:0px solid;" />Giving people a reason to smileDespite the challenge of being a NICU respiratory therapist at BC Women’s Hospital + Health Centre, Indervir Deol’s positivity and compassion brings joy to everyone he meets. Learn more about this 2023 PHSA+ Award recipient.http://www.bcwomens.ca/about/news-stories/stories/indervir-deol-2023-phsa-plus-recipient2023-10-27T07:00:00Z
Following her love of science: Meet the newest C&W executive<img alt="" src="/news-stories-site/PublishingImages/Ruth%20Appanah%20edit-2.jpg" style="BORDER:0px solid;" />Following her love of science: Meet the newest C&W executivehttp://www.bcwomens.ca/about/news-stories/stories/following-her-love-of-science-meet-the-newest-c-w-executive2023-10-13T07:00:00Z
BC Women’s launches pilot to understand community needs for people giving birth who use substances<img alt="" src="/news-stories-site/PublishingImages/group%20shot.jpg" style="BORDER:0px solid;" />BC Women’s launches pilot to understand community needs for people giving birth who use substancesBC Women’s Hospital + Health Centre announced a new 15-community-bed pilot across the Lower Mainland and in Victoria, to help address the unique health and housing needs of people with substance use concerns who are giving birth. http://www.bcwomens.ca/about/news-stories/stories/bc-women’s-launches-pilot-to-understand-community-needs-for-people-giving-birth-who-use-substances2023-10-11T07:00:00Z
Powerful Parents part 4: How a patient’s partner went from ‘lost cause’ to loving dad<img alt="" src="/news-stories-site/PublishingImages/20221219_124234%20(2).jpg" style="BORDER:0px solid;" />Powerful Parents part 4: How a patient’s partner went from ‘lost cause’ to loving dadIn part four of our series on Powerful Parents between Mother’s Day and Father’s Day, read how Jean-Pol and Tausha quit substance use with the help of BC Women’s and Together We Can to keep custody of their daughter and create a happy home in Chilliwack​.http://www.bcwomens.ca/about/news-stories/stories/powerful-parents-part-4-how-a-patient’s-partner-went-from-‘lost-cause’-to-loving-dad2023-06-15T07:00:00Z

 
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