Stylish Hospital Gowns Are Making A Huge Impact For Kids With Serious Illnesses

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A group of Canadians are aiming to redesign hospital wear for sick children and teens to help make them “feel more like themselves while undergoing treatment.”

h/t: buzzfeed

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“When you can’t wear what you want, you feel like you’re not who you should be. You’re just your illness. You’re just a hospital patient.”

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The collaborative effort between nonprofit organization Starlight Children’s Foundation Canada and several local fashion designers has just launched at a hospital in Ontario. Their hopes are to bring these new stylish gowns to hospitals across the country, and beyond.

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Trevor Dicaire, the senior vice president of development at Starlight, told BuzzFeed they were “blown away” by the patients’ reactions as they put on their new and improved gowns.

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“Seeing the smiles, hearing the giggles, watching the excitement… I knew we had to bring this program to as many hospitalized teens in Canada as possible,” he said.

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About 100 newly designed gowns were given to children and teens at the Children’s Hospital of Eastern Ontario (CHEO) over the last two days. The project is called “Warb+Robes.”

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Ward+Robes is already in talks with more than 130 hospitals across the country. Their goal is to have gowns for every one of them.

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