Sydney McFall   |   October 14, 2019

TGA Research Project Heart issued a grant in December of 2018 to fund Dr. Jackie Shuplock and Dr. Ann Kavanaugh’s fetal research on d-Transposition of the Great Arteries (TGA). TGA …

Erica Thayer   |   October 7, 2019

This post is written and originally posted on Heart Savvy Momma. Heart Savvy Momma was created by Erica Thayer, co-founder of Project Heart. Heart Surgery day The day that has been looming …

Sydney McFall   |   October 2, 2019

You found yourself asking “How does my heart work?” Well, your heart is singularly amazing. It beats 115,000 times every day, moving more than 2,000 gallons of blood through your …

Sydney McFall   |   August 26, 2019

HRHS Explained  HRHS stands for Hypoplastic Right Heart Syndrome. It occurs when the right side of the heart is underdeveloped. It disrupts the normal flow of blood in the heart …

Sydney McFall   |   August 19, 2019

Moonshot  In May of 1961, President John F. Kennedy delivered a speech stating that America was going to put a man on the moon by the end of the decade. …

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 — …

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