September 2006* Hypoplastic Left Heart Syndrome
In late May 2006, my husband Brian and I found out at a 21-week ultrasound that our second son had a rare and serious heart defect; he had a hypoplastic left heart, which meant that the left side of his heart … Click here to read more.
At one week of age he went into respiratory failure and went by ambulance to Kishwaukee Hospital and then was flown to Rockford Memorial. Neither hospital could figure out what was wrong with him so they decided to fly him to Hope in Oak Lawn. Click here to read more.
November 2008* Hypoplastic Left Heart Syndrome
From week 6-12 of my pregnancy I cried every day knowing something was wrong. Finally, at 12 weeks I admitted my fear to my husband. Click here to read more.
October 2006* Pulmonary Atresia, VSD, transposition of the great vessel, and hypoplastic right heart syndrome
It was around eighteen weeks into my wife's pregnancy when our lives turned upside down! Click here to read more.
March 2008* Congenital Heart Defect
Braden underwent two open heart surgeries, one at just six days old and the other at three months of age. For the next two and half years, Braden thrived and lived life like any other toddler. … Click here to read more.