Coarctation of the Aorta

Coarctation of Aorta: Henri’s Story

At our 12 week scan we where told that there was something wrong. This is something we never thought we’d hear at a dating scan. The sonographer had seen fluid on Henri’s heart, neck and chest along with other problems. At our 20 week scan to see how his heart had developed, we were given…

Coarctation of the Aorta: Finn’s Story

Jessica’s baby boy, Finn, was diagnosed with Coarctation of the Aorta and a VSD before he was born. Jessica will always be grateful for the sonographer who spotted something was wrong with Finn’s heart at her 20 week scan. This is their story:

Coarctation of the Aorta: Amy’s Story

Amy’s heart conditions, Coarctation of the Aorta and VSD, were detected when she was 12 weeks old, at a routine appointment. Doctors were amazed she had made it that far without intervention. Here, Amy’s mum Jenny tells their story: 

My Baby’s Heart Defects: Laila-Rose’s Story

Laila-Rose has multiple heart defects, which were diagnosed at her mum’s 20 week scan. Although receiving the news at the scan was initially traumatic, mum Kimberley says they may not have their little girl today if the sonographer hadn’t spotted there was something wrong with Laila-Rose’s heart. This is their story: