Online support groups

Our private online peer-support groups are accessible through Facebook. These groups allow families to openly share their Congenital Diaphragmatic Hernia (CDH) experiences. To join, contact us by email or send us a message on Facebook.

Facebook support groups


Each of the below Facebook groups is a private support group run by CDH Australia. Click on the group to request to join.



  • Raising CDHers
    For Australian families who are raising a child born with a diaphragmatic hernia.



  • Rainbow Babies 
    For bereaved parents with children born after their CDH experience.



Please note, the information shared in the CDH Australia online Facebook support groups are not meant to replace proper medical advice. CDH Australia does not encourage or discourage any medical treatments or procedures; our purpose is to educate families and medical care providers so that they can make the best decisions for the patient. The opinions aired by contributors on the online support groups are their personal views and are not the views of CDH Australia, or CDHA Australia members or staff.

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