CDH Australia

Whatever challenge you’re faced with regarding Congenital Diaphragmatic Hernia, we’re here to support you.

We are the only charity dedicated to supporting Australian families and medical professionals along their CDH journey. Fully registered and endorsed, we help Aussie families to survive and thrive, and live their best lives.

Our vision is for no family to face CDH alone.

Our mission is to improve the lives of those affected by CDH, advocate for families, raise awareness and support research.

CDH Parents.

Support Services

We have a wonderful team of family liaison coordinators who can walk with you along your CDH journey. Many of our support team have a personal experience of CDH, and understand the issues families face. No matter if you are expecting your CDH child, raising a CDHer, or remembering your CDH angel, we will support you with compassion and empathy.

We have wonderful relationships with Australia’s tertiary hospitals, and can assist you to understand the diagnosis and which questions you should ask.

Support includes:

  • Australian-specific Expecting A Baby with CDH? booklet
  • Medically-verified information sheets
  • Comprehensive video library
  • Connection to an online community
  • Annual health and wellness forums
  • Peer to peer matching
  • Financial support
  • Birthday and remembrance messages
  • Care packs and bereaved family gifts

** Donations / Memberships **

Please note: we are currently reviewing our website, and as such some of our links are not fully operational. This includes online donations and membership renewals. You can still donate through our Everyday Hero portal here, and membership renewals will be up and running again shortly. Thank you for your patience and understanding.

Click here to get in touch

Click here to access the CDH Support Resource Library

Click here to fundraise for CDH Australia

Please note: CDH Australia is registered in Australia as a charity and holds deductible gift recipient status. Funds raised through international charities do not fund initiatives, projects or support in Australia. If you want to know more about fundraising, please get in touch.