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Child Life Specialists Help Heart Warriors, Families Cope with Illness

The main goal of a Child Life Specialist at Children’s Healthcare of Atlanta Cardiology is to help kids cope with the sometimes overwhelming stressors that come with hospitalization. At Sibley, the care Child Life Specialists provide is family-centered, which means…

HLHS Treated with Three Surgeries to Redesign the Heart

Hypoplastic left heart syndrome (HLHS) is a birth defect that affects normal blood flow through the heart. As the baby develops during pregnancy, the left side of the heart does not develop and grow appropriately. Hypoplastic left heart syndrome is…

Summer is the Time for Sports Physicals

Summer marks a time when many parents are making appointments for their student athletes to get their sports physicals. Required by most school systems to participate in school sports, the sports physical screens for many conditions, including heart disease. Sports…

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