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Learning about the Function of the Heart

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Heart to Heart with Anna

Heart to Heart with Anna


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What happens when you expect a perfectly healthy baby but after delivery you discover your baby has a heart defect -- one that will require open-heart-surgery to fix? How can ordinary parents learn about the function of the heart? What should they teach their children about their heart defects? Who can help parents to learn about heart defects? What kind of support is available for parents of children with broken hearts?

Tune in to hear Katina Robalino discuss this important topic. As a teacher, Katina knows the importance of having valuable information before making potentially life-threatening decisions. Discover what Katina did to educate herself and how she now advocates for her two daughters born with congenital heart defects and the heart-healthy daughter she has as well. Learn from this teacher how you can teach your own children and what information they should be given at different levels of development.