Posts Tagged DORV

Hope Shines Bright: Heart Hero Paisley

written by Joanna, Paisley’s mom   We had two children who came to us through the beauty of adoption, and we decided to add to our family in the Spring of 2014… when we saw Paisley’s little face, we fell in love with her, and we knew she was meant to be our daughter. We […]

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Little Superman: Heart Hero Christian

Little Superman: Heart Hero Christian

Christian’s Story written by Wendy, Christian’s mom At 1:50pm on August 7th, 2013, Christian Galon Simpson decided to make his grand entrance into this world. After birth he cried, took a big swallow of amniotic fluid and his oxygen levels began to drop. He was rushed over to NICU and a breathing tube was inserted with […]

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Hearts for Heroes

Hearthside Food Solutions is a food manufacturing company based out of Illinois, with locations in Grand Rapids, McComb, and Michigan City, Michigan, and also in Wilmar, Minnesota.  Procurement Analyst Donna Schultz was in charge of launching a fundraising campaign at the Grand Rapids Campus.  Donna knew her friend and coworker, Crystal, had a son born with […]

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One Heart: Xander

One Heart: Xander

  Xander was born on August 15, 2014 with several congenital heart defects. Xander lives in Jenison, Michigan and has Double Outlet Right Ventricle (DORV), Single Ventricle, and Pulmonary Stenosis.  When both the pulmonary artery and aorta arise from the right ventricle, it is called DORV.  In addition, Xander was born with only one ventricle […]

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One Heart: Isabella-Sophia

One Heart: Isabella-Sophia

    This little beauty is Isabella-Sophia – she is one and lives in Phoenix, Arizona. Isabella-Sophia was diagnosed with Transposition of the Great Arteries (TGA), Double Outlet Right Ventricle (DORV), Atrial Septal Defect (ASD), Ventricular Septal Defect (VSD), and Pulmonary Stenosis. Multiple diagnoses are not that uncommon among kids with CHD, and Isabella-Sophia is […]

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One Heart: Parker J

One Heart: Parker J

    Parker J. is a two-year-old Heart Hero from Kearney, Nebraska. Like many kids with heart defects, he has several CHD diagnoses. Parker has Total Anomalous Pulmonary Venous Return (TAPVR), Mesocardia, Transposition of the Great Arteries, Mitral Atresia, and Double Outlet Right Ventricle (DORV). In TAPVR, the four pulmonary veins do not connect normally to […]

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One Heart: Heart Angel Noah

One Heart: Heart Angel Noah

  When Noah Maddox was born, he was incredibly blue. He had many severe heart defects, but still managed to thrive and even go home after a 25-day stay in the NICU. Noah was diagnosed with Heterotaxy Syndrome, which usually involves heart defects of varying types and severity. In addition, organs may be in abnormal […]

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