Coarctation of the Aorta

Coarctation of the Aorta- Sonny’s Story

After a normal pregnancy, Sandie gave birth to Sonny, a seemingly healthy baby. It was soon clear to Sandie that something wasn’t right with Sonny’s health and it became a race against time to find out what. This is their story about undiagnosed Coarctation of the Aorta:

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:

Undetected Coarctation Of The Aorta : One Baby’s Story

Coarctation of the Aorta is one of the most difficult cardiac defects to diagnose before birth. However, antenatal detection is of paramount importance so that care and treatment can begin immediately. Here, one mum shares the story of her daughter, who was born with undiagnosed Coarctation of the Aorta: