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Tags » Hypoplastic Left Heart Syndrome
Burlington, Ont. couple Vanessa Marshall and Gordon Lewis are celebrating that after six long months, their little baby girl is home.
Baby Georgia was born with a rare heart defect called hypoplastic left heart syndrome, which means the left ventricle in her heart cannot effectively pump blood through her body — requiring the right ventricle to do all the work. 401 more words
So before you say anything, I realize I am WAY late on this post. Better late than never, right? It occurred to me that I never posted any kind of recap on what I was up to for CHD Awareness Week, which – if you remember – was waaaay back in February. 2,370 more words
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As the mother of a son with a single ventricle heart, I am always excited to see advancements in research for people born with “half a heart.” There is some very exciting news for those of us in the heart world who have had a Fontan Procedure. 598 more words