Sydney McFall   |   August 12, 2019

HLHS Explained  HLHS stands for Hypoplastic Left Heart Syndrome. It is a part of the 25% of critical congenital heart defects and requires life saving surgeries in the early days …

Sydney McFall   |   August 5, 2019

Down Syndrome Data Down syndrome is and continues to be the most common chromosomal disorder in America. It is a genetic condition and is caused by a partial or full …

Erica Thayer   |   July 29, 2019

What Causes CHD? If you have had a child born with Congenital Heart Disease you may be asking yourself this question. “What is my risk of having a second child …

Erica Thayer   |   July 22, 2019

CHD Research? Congenital Heart Disease is the world’s most common birth defect. Approximately 40,000 babies are born with CHD in the United States alone. Every. Year. That’s over 1.35 million …

Tyler Thayer   |   June 24, 2016

Thank you Apa family for sharing the story of your strong fighter and beautiful girl, Olivia. Her story is told by her mother, Sarah. Our Olivia was born on September …

Tyler Thayer   |   June 19, 2016

This is Nadia’s story told by her mother, Tasha. Thank you for sharing Nadia with us! We found out at our 20 week anatomy scan that something was wrong with …

Tyler Thayer   |   May 19, 2016

This is a piece of Nathaniel’s story told by his foster mom (soon to be just “mom”), Amy. In July, my husband and I received a call to take two …

Tyler Thayer   |   May 12, 2016

Russell Dovich is a special kid. He is full of energy and his sweet smile will lift your mood instantly. This is a piece of his story written by his …

Tyler Thayer   |   May 6, 2016

This is Witt’s story written by his father, Norm. Thank you Deane family for sharing this with us! Witt just hours after his transplant. He was not doing well and …

Tyler Thayer   |   April 29, 2016

Not all Congenital Heart Defects are detected before birth. Depending on the severity, some defects may go undetected for days, months, or years after birth. No matter how old a …

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