Heart Warriors Can Still Get into the Game

Heart Warriors Can Still Get into the Game

Sports can be an important part of childhood and being active in general is recommended for all kids to stave off obesity, increase cardiovascular health, improve mental health, and foster a sense of belonging with peers. One of the questions…

Life in a Pandemic is Business as Usual for Heart Warriors

Life in a Pandemic is Business as Usual for Heart Warriors

Sarah and Duncan learned early in her pregnancy that their twin boys would have a unique path in life. Wesley Blackwood, MD, pediatric cardiologist at Children’s Healthcare of Atlanta Cardiology, told them during the second trimester that one of the…

Physicians with Heart: Dr. Holly Bauser-Heaton

Physicians with Heart: Dr. Holly Bauser-Heaton

Holly Bauser-Heaton, MD, Children’s Cardiology pediatric cardiologist, says her mom keeps a picture she drew as a little girl that showed her doing surgery on a patient. It bears a striking resemblance to the work she does now in Children’s…

Fetal Cardiologist reviewing echocardiogram with patient

Early Gestational Fetal Imaging Gives Timely Insight into CHD

Conventional fetal cardiovascular imaging—fetal echocardiography—is typically done at 18 to 24 weeks of gestation, or at the end of the second trimester, allowing doctors to view the structure and function of a baby’s heart and diagnose most Congenital Heart Defects…

Mom and Heart Warrior Daughter Reflect on Life with CHD

Mom and Heart Warrior Daughter Reflect on Life with CHD

A few weeks before her daughter’s birth, second-time mom Allison learned that her baby would be born with a serious CHD called tricuspid atresia. This defect occurs when the valve that controls blood flow from the right atrium to the…

Physicians with Heart: Dr. Divya Suthar

Physicians with Heart: Dr. Divya Suthar

Even as a child in India from a business family, Divya Suthar, MD, knew she wanted to be a physician. She was drawn to the sciences and pediatric cardiology in particular. “As a kid, I often saw fundraising efforts by…

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