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Tetralogy of Fallot 101

What is Tetralogy of Fallot (TOF)? TOF is a congenital heart defect that affects the heart’s structure and causes oxygen-poor blood to flow out of the heart and around the … Full Entry »

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Texas Children’s Saved My Daughter’s Life, Twice

Being a first time mom is not only a lot of work, but frankly it can be a bit scary too. It’s hard to describe the feeling of those first … Full Entry »

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Jen’s Story: A 10-Year Friendship Started At Texas Children’s Hospital

There are many stories of children with various heart defects on the web.  If you came to my house, I could tell you a very long and detailed story about … Full Entry »

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From Hawaii To Houston: Why My Family Moved For Texas Children’s Hospital

Our story starts in Hilo, a small town in Hawaii. When we found out about our daughter, and first child, Kirana’s heart defect, I was almost 5 months into my … Full Entry »

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Our Story: Delivering Premature Twins, Staying In The NICU And Having Open Heart Surgery

Two years after having a healthy, uncomplicated pregnancy, my husband and I discovered we were having twins. I guess in the back of my mind I knew they would most … Full Entry »

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