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…

Jake’s story

Jake was born by emergency C-section on 2nd October 2013 and my husband Sam and I couldn’t have been happier to finally meet our little boy. Day one of parenthood past without incident and, ignoring that the three of us were naturally exhausted and emotional, all appeared well as we went through the usual midwife checks.

Grace and Honey – Surgery Day – Part 4 

Finally, Honey was going to have the surgery she so desperately needed. As we packed our suitcases for the week, we said our goodbyes to Honey’s two big sisters, neither of whom realised that this could be the last time they see their baby sister. But I knew, and so did the rest of the…