Heart Heroes





We went for our 20 week ultrasound on Mar. 10, 2014. This was the day we learned what a "Congenital Heart Defect" was.  The doctor told us that Caleb had "Tricuspid Atresia".  After lots of research and talking with other heart families, we made...

Michael Dean was born in October 2012 with Pulmonary Atresia, Transposition of the Great Arteries and an extremely large VSD (a hole so large it cannot be repaired). We found out about Michael's heart at my 20 week sonogram. The news was beyond...

 Our son, Aidan, was born on May 22, 2008.  For most parents, their child’s story really starts to take shape from the date of birth.  For Aidan, his story began in January – four months before he was born.  During pregnancy, week 20...

At our 22 week sono, my husband and I came to find out our daughter has a CHD known as Tetraology of Fallot. As scared and unsure as we were, we prayed and kept our wits about us, that's the way it needed to be for baby Jordan. At two months old,...

My name is Alexandra Mullin. I’m an 18 year old college student, and I was diagnosed with an atrial septal defect (ASD) when I was 11. I am currently studying music business at NYU’s New York campus. From the age of six to 17, I danced...

At twenty weeks in utero Gabrielle  was diagnosed with Hypoplastic Left Heart Syndrome (HLHS). She was born at Boston Children’s Hospital on July 31, 2009. Gabrielle had her first open heart surgery at four days old. She has had five open heart...

Congenital heart defects (CHDs) are the most common birth defect in the United States. On November 23, 2011 we were blessed with our own heart hero...Gavin. At 20 weeks into our pregnancy, Gavin was diagnosed with Double Outlet Right Ventricle...

Claire was born on July 18th, 2010 after an uneventful pregnancy and delivery. She has always been very happy, easy going, and sweet natured. When Claire was six months old, she turned blue while taking a bath. We called an ambulance and took her...

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