Posts Tagged pulmonary hypertension

Life of Knuckles: Heart Angel Aeden

  It was early October 2009, I was 22 weeks pregnant, and started bleeding.  My membranes ruptured and the embryonic sac was falling out, because I have an incompetent cervix.  I was rushed to Bergan Mercy Hospital in Omaha, Nebraska.  They did everything in their power to keep the baby in utero.  I stayed in […]

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One Heart: Wyatt

One Heart:  Wyatt

    This handsome Heart Hero is Wyatt, from Elkhorn, Nebraska! Wyatt is eleven months old and born with several complex congenital heart defects (CCHD)- Atrioventricular Septal Defect (AVSD), Subaortic Stenosis, Left Ventricular Non-Compaction, and Complete Heart Block. He has also been diagnosed with Heterotaxy Syndrome (left atrial isomerism) with Polysplenia. AVSD is a malformation […]

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One Heart: Heart Angel Grayson James

One Heart: Heart Angel Grayson James

    Grayson was born on November 9, 2013 in Royalton, Minnesota. He was diagnosed with Pulmonary Vein Stenosis, Atrial Septal Defect (ASD), Long QT Syndrome, Pulmonary Artery Stenosis, Hypoplastic Right Ventricle, and Pulmonary Hypertension. Long QT Syndrome is a heart rhythm disorder that causes fast heartbeats. Pulmonary Vein Stenosis means that there was a […]

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Hearts of Adoption

  written by Summer Spitz, Belle & Lyla’s mom It is my honor and privilege to introduce my two amazing daughters, Isabelle & Lyla! Both of my girls are Heart Heroes! I want to tell you their story from the beginning. In May of 2010, I saw a beautiful little girl who was photo-listed on […]

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