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.

Teresa's Story

Teresa, 2, was diagnosed with cardiomyopathy and waited on the Berlin Heart EXCOR® Pediatric Ventricular Assist Device (VAD) for nine months while she waited for a heart transplant. Her heart arrived on Christmas Day.

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