Throughout Heart Month, I’ll be sharing various stories from heart families about their experiences. Today’s post is from Helen, Heart Mummy to David who, like Jessica, has hypoplastic left heart syndrome, who is sharing the story of those early days from finding out about David’s heart condition and the first… View Post

Heart to Heart – February 2015

Heart to Heart – February 2015

With February being heart month, I’ve been focusing on raising awareness of CHD, particularly during heart week (7th – 14th February). It’s been lovely to feature some guest posts on my blog during heart week and to have other heart families share their stories – thank you to Northumberland Mam,… View Post

Stories from the heart – Adventures from the Heart

Stories from the heart – Adventures from the Heart

Throughout Heart Month, I’ll be sharing various stories from heart families about their experiences. Today’s post is from Lee who, with his wife Freya, blogs over at Adventures from the Heart.  Lee and Freya’s second child Erin was born with hypoplastic left heart syndrome, the same heart condition that my… View Post

Friday Fabulous Five #23

Friday Fabulous Five #23

The Friday Fabulous Five is my regular feature where I share five of my favourite posts that I have read in the previous week. However, as this week is CHD Awareness Week, I’m focusing instead on five posts about CHD that I’d like to share with you:   This post… View Post

The Friday Focus – 13/02/15

The Friday Focus – 13/02/15

This week has been all about raising awareness of CHDs for heart week and nearly all of my blog posts this week have been focused on this. It’s also a week where I’ve been a little more anxious over Jessica as she has seemed very out-of-sorts and tired this week.… View Post

Stories from the heart – The Hearty Life

Stories from the heart – The Hearty Life

Throughout Heart Month, I’ll be sharing various stories from heart families about their experiences. Today’s post is from Mary who blogs over at The Hearty Life.  Mary’s third child Poppy was diagnosed with a CHD at her 20 week scan and sadly was stillborn at 40 weeks.  Thank you so… View Post

To us on the day we became heart …

To us on the day we became heart parents

I see you sitting there in that scan room. Cold with fear and the terrible realisation that something is wrong, very wrong with your baby’s heart. I see you clinging to each other. Neither wants to voice the terrible thought that fills both your minds – that your child will… View Post