Congenital Heart Defects

The Catch-Up

Par for the Course This year we got super, super lucky in that we were chosen by Canyon’s Crown Restaurant and Pub to be the recipients of their 2019 Charity Golf Tournament. The tourny was hosted at The Arizona National, which might be one of the most breathtaking spots in Pima County. Afterwards, we gathered …

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what do we do now? Very few things rip the rug out from underfoot like an unexpected diagnosis. A parent struggling with processing new information, can often feel like they are making life altering decisions while blind. It takes more than a few heartbeats to settle in, become acquainted with the new condition, and settle …

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Esme’s parents want other military families to know that “the EFMP program (exceptional family members) may be helpful to ensure you can be stationed in places that have civilian or military care to meet your child’s needs. Moving with a medically fragile child and changing their care team can be very stressful, however, Tricare can …

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Heart Month Heart month is sacred in our community. It’s a time where we come together as a family to acknowledge the pain in our journeys. It’s the one week a year where we hold a candle to to darkest corners of what we’ve been through, and ask our friends and family to take a …

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Heart Kid of the Month – November

CHD Families of Tucson has been working for the past year to stretch beyond “Tucson” and support CHD kiddos from Southern Arizona in general. We love to connect Heart parents with one another, and watch as little communities pop up across the lower half of the Grand Canyon State. We find ourselves particularly heart-warmed by …

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