Blaze’s Cause Candle Initiative
On March 29, 2020, Cecilia was born with congenital heart disease. Congenital heart disease is the most common disability at birth in the United States and worldwide with nearly 40,000 babies expected to be born with CHD in the U.S. this year. On November 16, 2020, Cece took her final breath after numerous surgeries in…
Health Disparities Q&A
Conquering CHD held The Meeting on Health Disparities in Congenital Heart Disease on February 28, 2021. Due to time constraints not every question could be answered live. The expert panelists have provided answers below.
Take Action: Share your #CHDVoice with Legislators
Couldn’t attend this year’s Virtual Advocacy Conference? No problem! Read on for info on using your #CHDVoice from home!
Meeting on Health Disparities in Congenital Heart Disease: Listen. Learn. Act.
Conquering CHD hosted the Meeting on Health Disparities in Congenital Heart Disease, as part of their intentional efforts to advocate for all impacted by CHD.
Changes Coming to U.S. News Rankings
Conquering CHD advocacy efforts affected change at U.S. News and World Report. Read on for changes coming to their Best Children’s Hospitals Rankings program.
Advocacy for Kids: Virtual Conference 2021
Conquering CHD’s annual advocacy conference in Washington, D.C. is virtual in 2021. Junior advocates can access recorded content, as well as printable materials, in lieu of attending the full virtual conference. Advocates ages 13+ are encouraged to attend the full virtual conference with a parent/guardian.
Top 10 Things to Remember about CHD as an Adult
When you’re living with CHD, there is a lot to remember about managing your care. Our Top 10 List of Things to Remember makes a handy cheat sheet to help keep you on track! This resource is also available as a printable poster. 1. Your Congenital Heart Disease requires lifelong care 2. Keep your records…
Connections: CHD and Down syndrome
The most common birth defect and the most common genetic syndrome have a strong connection.
Collaboration of Hope
Conquering CHD and The Brett Boyer Foundation team up to spread hope this Heart Month.