Catching up: Twins find lifeline at St. Paul’s Maternity Centre - May 13th, 2014

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Over the years, Promise magazine has shared the stories of many patients and their family members who received life-saving care at St. Paul’s Hospital. We revisit some of them and find out how they are doing today. Parents Connie Pickett and Todd Brunel are all smiles watching their twins, Owen and Olivia, play in their Read More...

Kate Barsky is Alive and Jiving - March 20th, 2013

Dr. Brett Heilbron of St. Paul's Heart Centre has been helping Kate Barsky manage her heart condition so that she can continue to do the things she loves.

Shortly after giving birth to a healthy baby boy, Kate Barsky started to experience shortness of breath and chest pains. The symptoms were so bad she had to be admitted to the emergency room at the hospital in Kamloops. “I said, ‘If they don’t find out what’s wrong with me, I’m going to die’,” Barsky Read More...

Victoria Harvey’s story - November 28th, 2012

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Overcoming sickle cell anaemia to give birth to healthy girl Victoria Harvey has sickle cell anaemia, a genetic blood disorder that affects the ability of blood cells to carry and supply the body with oxygen. Due to complications from the condition, Harvey didn’t think it was possible for her and her husband Brian to conceive. As Read More...

St. Paul’s Maternity Centre - August 26th, 2012

Each year, St. Paul’s Hospital provides “inspired care” for more than 1,900 birthing families and extra special care for 200 babies in the Neonatal Intensive Care Unit (NICU). The Maternity Centre St. Paul’s is popular with many families who enjoy the opportunity to labour, give birth, recover and go home from the same comfortable room Read More...

Province Story Series Week 5 - August 26th, 2012

Inside St. Paul’s Hospital’s Maternity Centre The Province reports on their experiences during a week spent in St. Paul’s Hospital’s Maternity Centre Stories Special deliveries: St. Paul’s Hospital a centre for treating and delivering the ­highest-risk mothers in the province Abandonment issue: Unique Angel’s Cradle hospital’s way to save unwanted newborns Heart problems no longer Read More...

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