James Noonan

James Noonan

From: Leeds Mum: Claire CHD: Tetralogy of Fallot James was diagnosed with Tetralogy of Fallot at our 20 week scan. At 4 days old James was ready to have his tiny heart stented and he did not have a name. So before he went for his procedure we named him James. Dr...
Robynn Walker

Robynn Walker

Mum Dee shared Robynn’s story: Robynn was born prematurely on November 8, 2018 at 33 weeks – 6 weeks before schedule and was rushed to ICU (Intensive Care Unit) at Jessops Hospital in Sheffield. She was put on breathing monitors and antibiotics as mum Dee...
Adam Worker

Adam Worker

From: SelbyMum: Sara WorkerCHD: Truncus Arteriosus, Ventricular Septal Defect At our 20 week scan in Selby, we heard those words that no parent wants to hear… “there’s something wrong with the baby’s heart”. We were taken straight to see the consultant and we...
Oliver Williams

Oliver Williams

From: Sheffield Mum: Demelza Wrigley CHD: Transposition of the Great Arteries Oliver was born on 18 October 2009 at 8.11pm as Cheryl Cole was singing ‘Fight for this Love’ on The X Factor – that is my ringtone to this day!  I would like to say I have some psychic...
Leanne Race and Noah Race-Wordsworth

Leanne Race and Noah Race-Wordsworth

Leanne and her son, Noah were both born with heart defects. Leanne tells us below all about Noah’s condition, his time at the Leeds Congenital Heart Unit and how it compares to her treatment at Killingbeck nearly 30 years ago. Leanne My first year of treatment...