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New Year – a heart mummy’s perspective

A new year is like opening a book full of blank pages. Wondering what is going to be written on those pages. At the start of the new year, the thought of those blank pages frightens me. What things will be written on them? That there will be happy moments, exciting moments, fun moments I have no doubt.… Read more

What it means to be a heart parent - an insight into life as a parent of a child with CHD - Little Hearts, Big Love

What it means to be a heart parent

It took just seven words to change my entire life.

Seven words which broke my heart, shattered my dreams and turned my world upside down.

Seven words from which I emerged a stronger and more compassionate person.


“There’s something wrong with the baby’s heart.”


In that moment, I felt fear colder and stronger than any I’d ever known before

In that moment, I knew I would do anything I could to save my child’s life.… Read more