Aortic Truncus 4 - New Perspective


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.

Xiomara's Story

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When Xiomara's mother Elena was 20 weeks pregnant, her ultrasound uncovered something that didn’t look right. Elena was referred to Children’s National Health System to meet with Mary Donofrio, MD, in the Fetal Heart Program who flagged a few potential heart issues and continued to monitor Xiomara throughout the remainder of the pregnancy.

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