By Elle Kennedy, mom of CHOC patient Teddy When I got pregnant with my son Teddy, my husband and I planned to follow the route we took during my pregnancy with our daughter Charlotte—a midwife and practice we were already familiar with. In the years since our daughter had been born, that office had implemented […]
Ella underwent heart surgery at CHOC when she was just 7 months old to correct her coarctation of the aorta. Today, she’s thriving.
Veer was born with a hole in his heart, and needed surgery to repair it when he was four years old. Today, he’s thriving.
Palpitations, also known as irregular heartbeats, are most likely caused by non-heart-related triggers. A pediatric cardiologist explains when they’re a sign of something more.
When Noah was born last May, his parents Lauren and John were expecting a healthy baby boy. They were shocked to learn that prenatal ultrasounds had missed several heart defects. Lauren, a CHOC occupational therapist, knew that CHOC was the right place to care for him.
Through her weekly shifts and as host of the FRC’s weekly Story Time, which is broadcast to all patient rooms within CHOC’s Orange campus, Fran has formed a special bond with 12-year-old patient Evelyn, who has been a CHOC patient for nearly her entire life.
CHOC wants its patients and families to get to know its specialists— today, meet Dr. Nita Doshi, a pediatric cardiologist with expertise in fetal cardiology.