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  1. Adam McDade

    I will never forget hearing my husband ask the doctor “Why is he purple? Why isn’t he breathing?” immediately after Adam was born. He was our third child, the other two were born healthy babies and we had no reason to believe anything would be different with Adam. However, he was quickly taken out of…

  2. Breaking News: NIH multi-centered research renewed!

    The Pediatric Congenital Heart Association is thrilled to learn that the NHLBI has approved a renewal of the Pediatric Heart Network for another grant cycle.  It has been approved for a 7-year grant period, with a total budget of approximately $52M.  This research network supports the necessary infrastructure for multi-centered research collaboration. We look forward…

  3. 5 Things You Shouldn’t Say to a Heart Dad

    The Pediatric Congenital Heart Association strives to empower whole families dealing with congenital heart disease.  That includes you, Dad.  Thanks, Chris for the great reminder! Dad, we’ve got your back and will strive to be more intentional! Let’s just put it out there: for a long time Dads have gotten a bad rap in the media.  We…

  4. Be The Forest

    One of the founding principles of the Pediatric Congenital Heart Association is collaboration.  We recognize that it takes a strong network of people to succeed, whether it is advocating, educating, or simply just making it through the day.  As Chris describes, we all need to be part of the forest. I’ve said it once and I’ll…

  5. “I am Conquering CHD.” You can, too!!

    1000 advocates in 30 days. We can do this! Help us “Conquer CHD” Click here to become a member of PCHA’s advocate network, today! Why? We need you.  Advocacy works.  It has increased federal research funding. It has helped expand CHD data collection to include people of all ages. It has raised the transparency discussion to…