Erica Thayer   |   July 8, 2019

1 in 100 Do you know which birth defect is the most prevalent in the U.S. and worldwide? I’ll give you a hint, it occurs in 1 out of every …

Erica Thayer   |   July 1, 2019

Can CHD be cured? Can we cure CHD? No, surgeries are not a cure! We’ve all trained ourselves to vehemently defend this statement, right? But what if I asked you …

Erica Thayer   |   December 18, 2018

Unfamiliar Territory Imagine you are driving down an unfamiliar road. It’s dark and the asphalt is slick with rain. You can only see as far as the reach of your …

Erica Thayer   |   March 27, 2018

You made it. Your sweet, precious bundle survived open-heart surgery and you’re home from the hospital. Home. The place you’ve dreamed of being for days, weeks, months (years?). You’ve settled …

Erica Thayer   |   May 1, 2016

I came across a journal article today and couldn’t not write about it. It cuts right to the core of why we are so passionate about funding CHD research. The article …