American Heart Association

After her baby’s heart surgery, researcher studies impact on parents’ mental health

By AMERICAN HEART ASSOCIATION NEWS

Sarah Woolf-King’s son Charlie was born with holes in his heart that required open-heart surgery when he was just 9 weeks old.

The terrifying experience created stress, anxiety and isolation that sent the clinical psychologist online to message boards and Facebook groups looking to connect with […]

STORIES FROM THE HEART: ‘Miracle baby’ now helping save future generations of kids with heart problems

To the folks in Chamberlain, South Dakota, the little girl born on Aug. 2, 1957, seemed perfectly healthy.

Within months, her parents weren’t so sure.

Laurie Van Brunt wasn’t developing the way other babies did. She was more lethargic, moving less than the other tykes.

Relax, a family doctor said. Babies develop […]

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