Supporting families of children and young people with heart disease in Northern Ireland.

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Children's Heartbeat Trust

Family Story - Alexander’s Story

My name is Gillian, my husband Brian and I are proud parents to our little heart hero Alexander and this is our story…. When we went for our 16 week foetal scan we were told there was something wrong with our baby’s heart. The team told us what they could see from the scans was …

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Facts and Figures

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200

babies born per year in Northern Ireland with Congenital Heart Disease.

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1/3

of these children will face open heart surgery throughout their lives.

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123

families supported financially when having to travel outside NI for their child’s surgery.