At just 14 years old, Amelia Di Virgilio never considered how it would feel to discuss fertility options with her family and a gynaecologist. However, after being diagnosed with Ewing Sarcoma in 2013, 22-year-old Amelia has thanked The Royal Children’s Hospital (RCH) for providing fertility support services to oncology patients and their families.
Due to the current combination of grass pollen and severe thunderstorms, a high risk of epidemic thunderstorm asthma conditions has been forecast in the Wimmera and South West weather districts today.
October 26 is Intersex Awareness Day! The Royal Children’s Hospital (RCH) is proud to support intersex patients and the intersex community.
A priceless shot at a normal life has given Kiah Gracie the chance to dance with joy.
The Teddy Bear Hospital is a unique educational program for children and health care students. Teddy Bear Hospital Coordinator, Maleck Louis, has been involved with the educational program for the past five years. We spoke to him about his involvement.
Born with a rare condition where his mouth was not connected to his stomach, little Dougie Christie faced a childhood filled with complications but after a hugely successful Royal Children’s Hospital surgery, the 15-month-old is fully enjoying life.
The heart is the linchpin of life, but slowly and quietly in the first weeks after Ellie Martin was born, hers began to come undone. This is the story of her 400-day wait for a second chance at life. Don’t worry, it has a happy ending.
As soon as Sarah Hocking saw her third son born, she knew his first year of life was going to take a slight deviation.
We’re so proud of Assoc. Prof Michelle Telfer, Director Gender Service at the RCH, for having her personal story published in the latest edition of The Lancet Child and Adolescent Health.
It took all the concentration he could muster, but the first words Sam Farnsworth chose to “type” with his eyes since being left a quadriplegic in a car accident, was; “I love you Mum”.