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"We Have This Hope"

All week, I have had these words echo in my head “We have this hope…”

When I first learned about Wyatt’s heart defects, and learned he was going on an ATM monitor for a month, I prayed that they would be able to see the full problem with his heart, so that we could resolve it. 931 more words

How Thursday with the Pediatric Cardiologist went down

So I have had a day to process what happened at Wren’s appointment yesterday and spoken to a few of my friends and relatives who are in the medical field. 660 more words

Wren's cardiologist appointment

I went to the pediatric cardiologist with Wren today hoping for some good news. We found out three months ago that she has pulmonary stenosis, but possibly it was going to be mild enough to not require surgery. 292 more words

Fewer People Need Pre-Dental Antibiotics

Many people with heart problems no longer need to take antibiotics before seeing the dentist. The change is in new guidelines from the American Heart Association. 175 more words

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Biological Pacemakers- A Hearty Improvement?


In 1957 the first man-made pacemaker was created by Earl Bakken to help people with heart defects live their lives without being plagued by symptoms like rapid heart beat, dizziness, fainting or death. 781 more words

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Mother and Baby Beat Odds to Survive Cancer, Heart Defect

(HOUSTON) — Riki Graves seemed to have everything when she woke up on her 38th birthday in September 2013. She was eight weeks pregnant with her second child, in the best shape of her life and happier than ever. 806 more words

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Mother and Baby Beat Odds to Survive Cancer, Heart Defect

(HOUSTON) — Riki Graves seemed to have everything when she woke up on her 38th birthday in September 2013. She was eight weeks pregnant with her second child, in the best shape of her life and happier than ever. 806 more words

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