pulmonary atresia

Pulmonary Atresia: Ivy’s Story

Ivy’s heart defect, pulmonary atresia, wasn’t detected until she was critically ill. Her mum, Bernice, shares their story: Our little girl, Ivy, was born in June 2021. She was just perfect. However, we knew early on that something wasn’t right, but were told many times she was absolutely fine. When Ivy was just four days…

Pulmonary Atresia: Leo’s Story

Soon after he was born, Leo had a pulse oximetry test, which showed his blood oxygen level was very low. The quick, painless and simple test started the chain of events that went on to save his life. His mum Emma tells his story: