CHD Awareness

CHD from a parent’s perspective – is it wrong to share?

I read a lot of blogs from heart parents and parents of children with additional needs. Occasionally, I come across blogs and articles written from the perspective of children or…

This is our normal

Most of the time our family life ticks along quite normally and then every so often, we hit a little bump which brings a realisation that what’s normal for us…

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Heart to Heart – October 2016

Heart to Heart linky was set up to help other heart families share their stories and experiences in order to help support each other as a community.  It opens on…

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Think 20. Think HEART: Do you know what to expect from your 20-week scan?

The 20-week scan is an exciting moment for many pregnant women.  The opportunity to see your baby on screen again, and perhaps to find out if you’re having a boy…

A heart with the text "Heart to Heart" on one side and a picture of hands making a heart over a child's chest with the text "A linky for sharing posts about CHD"

Heart to Heart – September 2016

Heart to Heart linky was set up to help other heart families share their stories and experiences in order to help support each other as a community.  It opens on…

Preparing for my heart child to start school

The first day at school is such a huge milestone.  Like many other mums on their child’s first day at school, I was emotional.  My baby was taking another step…

Now you are five

Darling Jessica Yesterday you started school for the first time and today we are celebrating your fifth birthday.  Can it really be five years since I held you in my…

A heart with the text "Heart to Heart" on one side and a picture of hands making a heart over a child's chest with the text "A linky for sharing posts about CHD"

Heart to Heart – August 2016

Heart to Heart linky was set up to help other heart families share their stories and experiences in order to help support each other as a community.  It opens on…

A heart with the text "Heart to Heart" on one side and a picture of hands making a heart over a child's chest with the text "A linky for sharing posts about CHD"

Heart to Heart – July 2016

Heart to Heart linky was set up to help other heart families share their stories and experiences in order to help support each other as a community.  It opens on…

A heart with the text "Heart to Heart" on one side and a picture of hands making a heart over a child's chest with the text "A linky for sharing posts about CHD"

Heart to Heart – June 2016

Heart to Heart linky was set up to help other heart families share their stories and experiences in order to help support each other as a community.  It opens on…