7 March : Advancements in Pregnancy for Congenital Heart Defect Warriors

The field of pediatric cardiology and that of congenital heart disease has changed a great deal in the last couple of decades. Once upon a time, people born with critical […]


I absolutely love being pregnant. I feel that it is the biggest honour as woman to carry and grow a little life inside of you. When I fell pregnant with […]

Support for Scott!

My son Scott Harmse was born on the 14th September 2016, he was blue when he was born they had to take him to NNICU had him on oxygen for a […]

Thami’s Story

In South Africa we are faced with a unique opportunity in our healthcare system. In the private sector we have access to first world medicine and in the public sector, […]

What is a hybrid cardiac surgical procedure?

In recent weeks Wyatt Cornali received hybrid surgery to repair a hole in one of the wall of his heart. In Wyatt’s case it is the wall between the two […]

New guidelines for using 3-D echocardiography for patients with congenital heart disease (CHD) released

The European Association of Cardiovascular Imaging (EACVI) and the American Society of Echocardiography (ASE) released a new document early in 2017 that provides a comprehensive review of the optimal application […]