Aortic Truncus 1 - Having a Baby With a Heart Defect


Camden was born with Aortic Truncus, here his mom reflects on her experience at Children's National. The Parent's Letter Project lets a parent whose child has been a patient at Children's National reach out to families who are about to undergo similar treatment by writing a letter of advice and support.

Charlotte's Story

"It is a little scary to see your baby with tubes, lines, gauze, and all of the other medical gear occupying their body, but once the nurses explain what it all does and how it helps your baby, you will feel much better."

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