Ventricular Septal Defect (VSD) – Mollie’s Story

When Mollie’s mum, Alison, went for her 12 week-scan, she found out her baby had a high chance of being born with Downs Syndrome. Mollie arrived 25 weeks later with no signs of Downs Syndrome, but Alison quickly realised something wasn’t right with Mollie’s breathing. This is their story:

Ventricular Septal Defect: Woody’s story

Charlotte’s little boy Woody was diagnosed with a VSD (Ventricular Septal Defect) during her 20 week pregnancy scan. He is now a happy and thriving 4 year old. This is their story:

Isabel’s Story

Isabel’s heart defect was detected at her 6 week check up and she had open heart surgery at 6 months old. Mum, Karen, bravely tells her story here.

Jett’s Story

Nadine has three sons, Riley (10), Harvey (7) and little Jett who is 11 months old. It is Jett who was born with a heart condition that went undetected until after he was born.

The World’s Happiest Toddler?

It was during the 20 week scan of my third pregnancy that my little girl’s heart defects were first detected. I had two healthy sons, Kaiden (4) and Bayley (2), but being told that my third child had a severe heart condition and would need full open heart surgery was truly devastating. Our whole world…