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How to Survive Life in the ICU

Brad and Elisa Hill spent the first 9 and a half months of their daughter Eden’s life in the hospital. Together they learned the best ways to survive life in…

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Non-toy Gifts for Your Heart Warrior

When my son was about 10 months old we transformed our office in the front of the house into a play room. It was great! I organized his little toys…

What is a Child Life Specialist?

On September 23rd, 2019 my six-year-old son, Kane, underwent his second open heart surgery at the Stollery Children’s Hospital in Edmonton, Alberta. Our Child Life Specialist played such an important…

Best Children’s Books about CHD

Looking for a children’s book about CHD? Look no further! Here are some of the best books to use to talk to your child about their special heart. Books can…

Postpartum Depression and CHD

Postpartum depression, not something I expected When I became pregnant with my daughter, I was over-the-moon happy about it. Throughout my 41 week pregnancy, my excitement only grew as we…

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How to Keep Your Child from Getting Sick

It’s here, guys. Flu season is upon us. I took my kids for their well checkups today and their pediatrician said she has already personally seen 3 cases of the…

“Not a Mother-Woman”

There is a kind of mother who seems to hear the true calling of her life in her newborn baby’s cry. A mother who tells other expecting women, “When you see…