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VSD: Austin’s Story

After a normal birth, Austin appeared to be perfectly healthy. But when he struggled to feed and didn’t gain weight, his parents knew something wasn’t right. He was eventually diagnosed with VSD (ventricular septal defect). Liam tells their story:

VSD: Bonnie-Rose’s Story

Bonnie-Rose was diagnosed with a VSD (hole in her heart) when she was one month old. Here, her mum Kelly tells their story:

AVSD and Pulmonary Stenosis: Liam’s Story

When Suzanna was pregnant with Liam, everything seemed fine. But soon after birth, he began showing signs of distress and his heart defects were diagnosed. This is their story, told by Suzanna: After having my eldest son, Liam who is now three years-old, we had the shock of our lives. We had a normal pregnancy,…

Coarctation of the Aorta: Manon’s Story

When Manon was born, nobody knew she had a serious heart condition. Her mum, Claire, is forever grateful she followed her instincts when she thought something wasn’t right. This is their story: