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 …

Sydney McFall   |   July 15, 2019

Creators of the BT Shunt  The BT shunt stands for the Blalock-Thomas-Taussig shunt, often referred solely as the Blalock-Taussig shunt. It is named after those who helped create it — …

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   |   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 …