Sydney McFall   |   November 22, 2019

What is it?  The Fontan procedure is most often performed on single ventricle heart defects. It is the third step in the three step Fontan series. It is normally done …

wpengine   |   November 11, 2019

Lisa Hemming is a 33 year old CHD survivor and patient advocate. She has Tricuspid Atresia, TGA, ASD, VSD, and Coarctation of the Aorta. She has had four open heart …

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   |   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. …

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 …

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   |   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 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 …

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 …

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