Our virtual event will be live
at 11am (AEDT)
Sunday 15 November.

No family to face CDH alone.
Gather online and join us around Australia

Connection with each other is particularly important this year when so many of us have been isolated.

CDH Sunflower Sunday was designed to bring our community together and we have created a wonderful virtual event video to mark our special awareness day in 2020.

Join us online at 11am (AEDT) on Sunday the 15th of November.

If you're in a different time zone, our video will remain online for you to view after the live showing.
Have your bubble blowers ready
for our beautiful ceremony at the end of the video.



Our virtual event video will go live at 11am (AEDT) on Facebook

You'll have the opportunity to comment and interact with other viewers during the event. Be sure to send each other lots of ❤️ during the video!
Facebook - set video reminder


If you haven't had a chance to create an online fundraising page yet, you still have plenty of time to help us reach our target before 30 November. Online fundraising is simple and secure. Share your story to help us raise funds and awareness.
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If you prefer YouTube, our virtual event video will go live at 11am (AEDT) on YouTube YouTube video link 

You'll have the opportunity to comment and interact with other viewers during the event. Be sure to send each other lots of ❤️ during the video!
YouTube - set video reminder


All donations over $2 are tax-deductible and provide real, practical support to CDH families doing it tough right now. We always hope to raise more money than we need so we can continue to fund important medical research.
Make a Donation
Raising awareness and encouraging donations
Over the past few years, we've had the fantastic opportunity to dedicate $60,000 towards clinical research for better medical treatment of children born with congenital diaphragmatic hernia.

The pressure of Coronavirus this year has meant that we, like many charities, have experienced a reduction in the donations needed for us to fund medical research and equipment in the future.

Please help us exceed our fundraising target of $20,000 so we can continue to offer a brighter future for kids born with CDH.
We urge families around Australia to encourage donations.
Dr Calum Roberts explains how the Concord Birth Trolley (funded by CDH Australia) will assist clinical research and treatment of babies born with congenital diaphragmatic hernia.

Every donation counts

􀀀 $10 allows us to reach out to support people in hospitals
􀀀 $50 provides a Care Package for a newly diagnosed family
􀀀 $100 provides dinner for a recently bereaved family
Fundraise or Donate
CDH Australia is a network of volunteers and families who have undertaken the goal of providing support to families affected by congenital diaphragmatic hernia.

We're the only Australian charity supporting Australian families.

Let's conquer CDH together.


No family to face CDH alone.

A reading of remembrance
for all CDH angels

This reading will feature towards the end of the virtual event on Sunday.

On CDH Sunflower Sunday,
we pay special respect to the families of our darling CDH angels.

We’ve been forced to let go,
Of the children we would have held.

We remember our sweet loved ones,
Who have left our arms,
But not our hearts.
As we blow our bubbles,
We send forth a message,
To the world. 

Our babies were wanted, 
Were real,
Are loved,
And remembered.

To one another, 
The message is:
You are not alone.
With support, 
We survive, 
And we grow.

To our beloved angels, 
We remember you,
We miss you,
And most of all,
We love you.

Adapted from: Balloon release - J. Cunningham  

Please reach out, we're here for you.

An experience with congenital diaphragmatic hernia is incredibly challenging and felt by all members of the family. If you or your loved ones need support, please contact our support service team.

We hellp families throughout their CDH journey; expectant parents of a baby diagnosed with CDH, families caring for a CDH child, adults with CDH, and bereaved families. 

Our support service team members are parents with personal experience of CDH who understand the issues families face and will support you with compassion and empathy.

Discover our support resources here

Join our online support groups

Email us directly

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