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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…

Project Heart's mission to build a heart to cure CHD

A Cure for CHD

Funding a Cure for CHD Cure? Yes, cure. Have we all lost our minds to think there could possibly be a cure for a congenital condition? Maybe, but hear me…

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Toddler Toys for the Hospital

Ok moms, here’s the scoop. I know you are wondering, how in the world will you keep your rambunctious toddler occupied while they recover from heart surgery? Here’s a breakdown…

Hope for the New Heart Moms

Gut punch Hey new momma, welcome to the sorority that no one wanted to pledge. I’m sure hearing the news that your child has a heart defect hit you like…

What to Expect on Heart Surgery Day

Heart Surgery day The day that has been looming on your mind, in varying degrees of anticipation and anxiety, since the moment surgery was first mentioned. I felt terrified just…

Home From the Hospital with your Heart Baby

It’s your first day home from the hospital…now what? You made it. Your sweet, precious bundle survived open-heart surgery and you’re home from the hospital. Home. The place you’ve dreamed…