#WarriorWednesday: Harry

#WarriorWednesday: Harry

“Hi, my name is Harry Austin and I’m writing this, with the hope that it will give some hope and comfort, however big or small, to children with congenital heart problems.” I was born with a coarctation of the aorta and a bicuspid valve in August 1999 and...
SCAR SELFIE

SCAR SELFIE

SCAR SELFIE Every scar tells a story. Thank you for celebrating your scars with us and showing the world your Scar Selfie! Every year on #NationalSelfieDay (21 June) we ask you to share a snap of your scar using the hashtag #ScarSelfie.   Why? To raise awareness...
Family Fundraising for Sammy

Family Fundraising for Sammy

While her son Sammy was in hospital recovering from open heart surgery, heart mum Emma decided she wanted to raise funds for the charity that looked after her family. With her sights set on the Paris Marathon, heart dad Rich also wanted to get in on the fundraising...
SUPERHERO WALK IS BACK FOR 2022

SUPERHERO WALK IS BACK FOR 2022

Dust off your capes because Superhero Walk is back – and in person! Join us for CHSF Superhero Walk and family fun day onSunday 11th September 2022. “I’m so excited to meet all our amazing heart families at this year’s Superhero Walk! I’ve heard such...
#WarriorWednesday: Raven

#WarriorWednesday: Raven

Written by heart mum, Ashleigh Short “When I was pregnant we found out that our precious girl would be born with coarctation of the aorta and that she would have to go through open heart surgery at only a few days old. This was the hardest thing we’ve ever...