Meet Little Deidre Erasmus. Deidre was 2days old when she was diagnosed with CHD. She has a 11mm VSD, her aorta’s valve opening is misshaped.
She also has only 2 valves in her aorta instead of 3. She had her first open heart surgery at 3 months old as soon as she gains enough weight, she is due for her second open heart. She is 8 months old and weighs 4.4 kg.
She has severe failure to thrive. She is such a happy, beautiful baby. Every day is a blessing.