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.

Athena's Story

Patient story

"To all the parents out there with a baby with hypoplastic left heart, good days will come. These babies overcome what seems impossible and have so much love to offer."

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