About Breath of Hope, Inc.
The Breath of Hope, Inc. (BOH) is a 501(c)(3) voluntary organization that exists to combat the congenital diaphragmatic hernia birth defect. They are committed to supporting parents, children, family members and friends facing the diagnosis of a congenital diaphragmatic hernia birth defect. Breath of Hope carries out this mission by promoting public awareness, supporting the medical community and encouraging research efforts to one day prevent or successfully treat all those diagnosed with a congenital diaphragmatic hernia. A diaphragmatic hernia is a birth defect in which there is an abnormal opening in the diaphragm, the muscle that helps one breathe. The opening allows part of the abdominal organs to move into the chest area.