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Alliyah's Sickle Cell Story

Positivity. More Powerful Than Medicine.

Alliyah lives with sickle cell disease, but it doesn’t stop her from living life to the fullest.

Born with sickle cell disease, Alliyah has relied on the Children’s Hospital at Dartmouth-Hitchcock (CHaD) her entire life. As the only children’s hospital in New Hampshire with a focus on providing outstanding primary and specialty care, CHaD is there for kids like Alliyah—and their families—every step of the way. Watch Alliyah’s story to learn more.

From a routine well child visit to the most complex childhood illness and injuries, the pediatric specialists and support staff at CHaD are here for patients and their families in every hour of every day. Our promise is to provide families with information, education and innovative treatments using a personal approach that considers the physical, emotional and social factors affecting a child’s health.