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  1. 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…

  2. 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 CHD patients of all…

  3. 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,…

  4. 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.

  5. 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…

  6. 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…

  7. 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…

  8. Words to Know (Heart Glossary)

    Listen Print A B C E H I L M P R S T V A aerobic (say: air-OH-bik) activity: Aerobic activity is any kind of movement that makes your muscles use oxygen. It gets your heart pumping, too. Swimming, dancing, and soccer are all types of aerobic activity, so hit that pool, dance floor, or soccer field…

  9. August Recap – Back to School

    Back to school is an exciting time of year, but it can also be a very hectic transition from summer. Throughout the month of August we reviewed tips and tricks on how to make the transition as smooth as possible.

  10. School Intervention: A Complete Resource Guide

    CCHD welcomes back Kyle Herma, School Intervention Specialist at Children’s Hospital of Wisconsin.  Today, we re-share Kyle’s wealth of information on navigating a school’s system without a dedicated school liaison. Her complete resource list is included for easy reference.  Going to school, for a child with complex medical condition, can be scary for everyone! Families might worry…