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  1. COVID-19 Update

    As the COVID-19 situation is rapidly changing, Conquering CHD is committed to providing its community with trusted resources from expert sources. Please continue to watch this blog and our social media channels for information pertinent to the CHD community. Read our original statement on COVID-19 from March 13, 2020 here. WHAT WE KNOW Some CHD patients are…

  2. Breastfeeding & CHD

    Thank you to the families who participated in our live webinar on August 25th, as part of our CHD Wise educational series. Read on for the summary and full video presentation. CHD Wise is an educational series designed for patients and families, by patients and families. It is a regular opportunity for the community to…

  3. Hospital Navigator: History, How To & Advocacy

    Hospital Navigator is Conquering CHD’s newest resource for patients and families, and launched on August 5th. When you or your family member has congenital heart disease, it can feel like there are so many decisions to make, especially when faced with surgery or another medical procedure.  One key decision you will have to make is…

  4. School with CHD During COVID

    Making decisions during a global health pandemic is not easy. Making decisions regarding the education of a CHD patient during a global health pandemic is that much more complex. As school districts, colleges, and universities around the country announce Fall 2020 education plans, patients and families are left wondering what to do. Is it safe…

  5. COVID-19 & CHD: Town Hall Wrap Up

    Thank you to the patients and families who participated in our live Town Hall on June 16th, as part of our CHD Wise educational series. Read on for the summary and full video presentation. CHD Wise is an educational series designed for patients and families, by patients and families. It is a regular opportunity for…

  6. Social Distancing and CHD

    Taking care of your basic needs during a time when things are not so basic. While we are still learning more about the impact of COVID-19 and CHD, there is one thing that is becoming more and more clear: Social. Distancing. Is. Hard. But more than ever, we need to take care of our mind,…

  7. Shared Decision Making in Telemedicine During COVID-19

    CHD clinicians from around the country explain how their centers are using Conquering CHD’s Guided Questions Tools during telemedicine appointments with patients and families.

  8. Help for the Helpers

    Thank you to our friends at Cardiac Neurodevelopmental Outcome Collaborative for providing resources on coping with stress and worry during the COVID-19 pandemic. View this resource for healthcare professionals HERE: Healthy Coping and Stress Management Resources for Frontline Healthcare Professionals during the COVID-19 Pandemic As the COVID-19 pandemic advances across the globe, frontline healthcare professionals…

  9. Helping Children Cope with Stress and Worry during COVID-19

    Thank you to our friends at Cardiac Neurodevelopmental Outcome Collaborative for providing resources on coping with stress and worry during the COVID-19 pandemic. Resources are available for youth, teens, and adults. View the full document HERE: Information for Families of Children with Congenital Heart Disease Many children and teens are feeling stressed and worried about…

  10. Coping with Stress and Worry During COVID-19

    Thank you to our friends at Cardiac Neurodevelopmental Outcome Collaborative for providing resources on coping with stress and worry during the COVID-19 pandemic. Resources are available for youth, teens and adults. View the full document HERE. Information for People with Congenital Heart Disease and their Families Many people are feeling stressed and worried about the…