The blame game

Elijah was my first child. I never knew what to expect, I had read the books, the blogs but what happened was not in any of them. It wasn’t discussed in the Ante Natal Class, or retold by friends who had children. Why? Because it never happened to them. When I went into labour, I…

What A Great North Runner – Part 2 !!

Our Inspirational Heart Hero Joe Barry starts his training for the Great North Run Joe Barry was born with undetected CHD – 20 years and four open heart surgeries later, he has chosen to take part in the Great North Run for Tiny Tickers to help us to find more babies with heart problems and give…

What a Great North Runner !!

At 20 years old, the inspirational Joseph Barry has joined Team Tiny Tickers to help raise vital lifesaving funds and awareness that there is hope after a diagnosis of CHD.

Atrial Septal Defect – Jade’s Story

Jade was born prematurely 16 years ago. She was eventually diagnosed with a number of heart defects, including Atrial Septal Defect. Operated on when she weighed just 2lbs 2oz, she is Britain’s smallest ever open heart surgery survivor. This is her story, as told by her mum Mags:

Heart Heroes: Sarah Thompson

Sarah was born in 1987 with a number of complex congenital heart defects. Her parents were warned she may not to survive and told to take each day as it came. In 1992 she had her first Fontan Procedure. Today, aged 30, she lives a full and normal life. This is her incredible story: