Sydney McFall   |   February 21, 2020

National CHD Awareness February is Heart Month. To honor that, Project Heart is spreading Congenital Heart Disease (CHD) awareness throughout the U.S. One representative from each of the 50 states …

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 …

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 — …

Sydney McFall   |   March 18, 2019

Life On Autopilot Scarlett Rayne was born in 2017 with Tetralogy of Fallot (TOF). The events that led up to the day she was born her mother, Rebecca, will forever …

Sydney McFall   |   February 17, 2019

Photo credit: Suha Dabit, World of Broken Hearts Scars Don’t Define Kristen was born on May 11, 1995 with the congenital heart defect (CHD) Pulmonary Atresia and Intact Ventricular Septum …

Sydney McFall   |   January 31, 2019

Photo Credit: Allyson Gray Photography 10 Weeks Late It took ten weeks and her mother’s persistence for Lauren Bednarz to be diagnosed with Tricuspid Atresia. Since her diagnosis in 1987, …

Sydney McFall   |   January 26, 2019

HRHS Rockstar Kathleen and Frank Jones had their world flipped upside down at their 20-week ultrasound appointment. It was a complete shock to find out their unborn baby girl had …

Sydney McFall   |   October 17, 2018

A Young Man’s Journey Dalton Waggoner was born at 32 weeks and his parents were filled with love for their healthy baby. However, two days after birth he was diagnosed …

Sydney McFall   |   August 9, 2018

Foster turned Forever In 2011 Gwen and Greg Lemley were serving as foster parents to three siblings. Months into the siblings being in their care, the biological mother became pregnant …

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