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 …

Sydney McFall   |   November 20, 2019

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

Sydney McFall   |   November 18, 2019

What is it?  The Norwood procedure is most often performed on Hypoplastic Left Heart Syndrome patients and, in some cases, other single ventricle heart defects. It is usually the first …

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 …

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   |   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   |   June 17, 2019

Episode I: Something Wrong When Dylan Van Dyke was born, doctors told his mother something was wrong with his heart. He was born with Pulmonary Vein Stenosis (PVS) a critical …

Sydney McFall   |   July 18, 2018

Birthday Surprise Catherine and Brad Clinkscales went in on Catherine’s 30th birthday for her 20-week ultrasound to find out if they were having a boy or a girl. “I thought …