• Children's Story Project

    Children's Story Project

    The Children's Story Project features stories written by patients and families about how Seattle Children's has impacted their lives.
    Featured: Brayden's story
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  • From Heartbreak to Hope: Technology and a New Heart Save Hannah’s Life

    From Heartbreak to Hope: Technology and a New Heart Save Hannah’s Life

    Hannah had an extremely rare heart condition, but thanks to a combination of ECPR, ECMO and a heart transplant, she survived and is thriving.
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  • One Family’s Journey From a Devastating Heart Diagnosis to Hopefulness and Joy

    One Family’s Journey From a Devastating Heart Diagnosis to Hopefulness and Joy

    Our Heart Center team gave Briella’s family a second opinion and care that saved her life. 
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  • Adapting heart assist technology to younger patients

    Bridge to a New Life

    We're helping usher in a new generation of child-sized heart pumps designed to save kids whose hearts are failing. 
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  • Evans and Law 70

    Preparing Teens to Manage Their Healthcare as Adults

    Our Heart Center team helps teens learn to manage their health as they prepare to leave the comfortable nest of pediatric care.
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  • Advancing Ventricular Assist Devices

    Advancing Ventricular Assist Devices

    We are in the vanguard of using mechanical circulatory support to give kids and teens with advanced heart failure the best quality of life.
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  • Mary Schlater

    Q-and-A with Mary Schlater, ARNP

    Mary talks about what it's like to work at Children's and what's special about the Heart Center.
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  • Amy Ramer and daughter MacKenzie

    Developing Better Devices

    Amy Ramer and daughter MacKenzie have similar heart defects - but MacKenzie's recovery was easier, thanks to a new device tested at Seattle Children's.
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  • The Smallest of Hearts

    The Smallest of Hearts

    By identifying a serious defect before a child is born, the experts in Children's prenatal diagnosis program enable families and their healthcare providers to establish a plan of care for before, during and after birth.
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  • Wendy Mowbray

    Q-and-A with Wendy Mowbray, Medical Assistant

    Wendy talks about what it's like to work at Children's and what's special about the Heart Center.
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  • Kathleen Swanson

    Q-and-A with Kathleen Swanson, RN

    Kathleen talks about what it's like to work at Children's and what's special about the Heart Center.
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  • Joel Lester

    Q-and-A with Joel Lester, Lead Sonographer

    Joel talks about what it's like to work at Children's and what's special about the Heart Center.
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  • Keli Morgan

    Q-and-A with Keli Morgan, Heart Center RN

    Keli talks about what it's like to work at Children's and what's special about the Heart Center.
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  • Matters of the Heart

    Matters of the Heart

    Cardiac catheterizations mean fewer conditions require open-heart surgery.
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  • William's Heart Operation

    William's Heart Operation

    William is five months old and is having surgery at Children's to repair a hole in his heart. William and his parents share their touching journey.
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