transposition of the great arteries

Transposition of the Great Arteries: Elsie’s story

Elsie’s heart defect, Transposition of the Great Arteries, wasn’t detected until she was critically ill. A month after her birth, Elsie’s mum, Becky, was admitted to hospital for post birth complications. Had this not occurred, Elsie may not be here today. Here, her dad Damian tells their emotional story:

Transposition of the Great Arteries: Bertie’s Story

Bertie’s heart conditions, Transposition of the Great Arteries (TGA) and a Ventricular Septal Defect (VSD) were diagnosed at his 20 week scan and he was born during the coronavirus pandemic. Here his dad, James, tells their story: