Heart Warrior of the Week
We talked with Andrew Kay, a 52-year-old adult CHD survivor who lives with ventricular septal defect and damage from endocarditis that began when he was 50. His story includes multiple catheterization procedures and an open-heart surgery just this past June.
Cash, a four-year-old who is full of life and spark, is our Heart Warrior of the Week! A mere hours before he was supposed to leave the hospital as a newborn, Cash's was diagnosed with two medium-sized ventricular septal defects (VSD). He underwent open-heart surgery at five-months-old, recovering in just…
Our Heart Warrior of the Week is Morgan Andrew Contreras who is living with coarctation of the aorta (CoA), bicuspid aortic valve (BAV) ventricular septal defect (VSD), patent ductus arteriosus (PDA). He was born on March 17th, 2018 and his mom, Tracy, describes him as Happy, energetic, loving, and beautiful.
Today, we share not one, but two Heart Warriors of the Week! Meet Rachel Owens and Eli Hunter Brooks Owens, a mother and son duo who are both living with CHD. Rachel, born on September 11th, 1987, has primum atrial septal defect and mitral valve cleft. Throughout her journey with
Meet Marissa Domanico, our Heart Warrior of the Week! We talked with Marissa about all she has undergone throughout her almost 37-year journey with congenital heart disease – her hopes, fears, and the people that help get her through it each and every day.
Your Heart Warrior of the week is adult CHDer, Yvonne-Marie Valladares! Yvonne’s mother had gestational diabetes during her pregnancy which might’ve been the reason why doctors paid close attention to her pregnancy and she was lucky enough to get a prenatal diagnosis of truncus arteriosus. Yvonne was born on September...