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 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 …

Sydney McFall   |   July 23, 2018

No Magical Medicine for Shone’s Complex “’I have a sick child.’ It’s something you hear often – He’s got a cold, she has a stomach virus, or even worse they …

Sydney McFall   |   July 5, 2018

5 surgeries by age 5 Kimberly Hall was born on November 20, 1990 with a congenital heart defect called Tricuspid Atresia. This means that her tricuspid valve did not form, …

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 …

Tyler Thayer   |   June 12, 2017

Come join us for a fun-filled golf tournament in Murfreesboro, TN to raise funding for CHD research. Players of all ages and abilities are welcome! Why play? Here’s the story… …

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