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Types of Anesthesia
Child Life
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For Kids! What is Anesthesia?
Tips for Preparing a Child for Anesthesi ...
Arts in Medicine
Behavioral Health
Cardiology/Cardiac Surgery
Congenital Heart Defect Awareness
Heart Surgery
Isom Heart Center Services
Our Services
Meet Our Team
Types of Congenital Heart Defects
Fetal Heart Program
Resources for Families
Child Life
Craniofacial Surgery
Critical Care Services
Pediatric Intensive Care Unit
Newborn Intensive Care Unit
Emergency Services & Trauma Care
Safety & Quality
Patient Orientation Videos
Health Education
Child Abuse
Healthy Heroes
Newborn and Infant
Safety Tips
Orthopedic Surgery
Patient and Family Support
Condition H (HELP)
Covenant Children's Wishlist
Family Advisory Council
Teen Advisory Group
Child Life Services for Pre-Operation
Teen Town
Pet Therapy
Preparing for Surgery

Resources for Families

Support Groups and Online Resources

  1. American Heart Association
  2. Children's Heart Association
  3. Children's Heart Foundation
  4. Congenital Heart Information Network
  5. Congenital Heart Defects
  6. Kids with Heart
  7. PediHeart
  8. 1 in 100
  9. Mended Little Hearts
  10. Left Heart Matters

Books for Parents

  1. "Heart Defects in Children: What Every Parent Should Know," By Cheryl J. Wild
  2. "Heart of a Child," by Catherine A. Neill, Edward B. Clark, and Carleen Clark
  3. "It's My Heart," by Children's Heart Foundation
  4. "The Heart of a Mother," by Anna Marie Jaworski and Judy Norwood

Books for Children with Heart Defects

  1. "Blue Lewis and Sasha the Great," by Carol Donsky Newell
  2. "Matty's Heart," by C.J. Hribal
  3. "Nathan's Special Heart," by Jessica Ennis (available as a virtual book)
  4. "Pump the Bear," by Gisella Olivo Whittington

Books for Siblings

  1. "Cardiac Kids," by Vicci Elder
  2. "My Brother Needs an Operation," by Anna Marie Jaworski & Sarah Lualdi Moran
  3. "When Molly was in the Hospital," by Debbie Duncan

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