Congenital Heart Defects Personal Stories

These touching stories from parents and survivors living with congenital heart defects are filled with inspiration. Many of them are sharing their stories to reach out to the community. They share their journey to champion hope.


Brycen Principe(link opens in new window)Brycen Principe: Very sick in his first few hours of life

When Brycen was born, a simple pulse-oximeter test was not required by his state. Fortunately, a nurse noticed his blue lips and administered the pulse-ox test. These days, surgery scars are the only clue of Brycen's heart defect


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