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Open Heart Surgery - Tips & Tricks from a Pro

12 Sep 2018

Our New Guest Blogger HeartKid Elle shares her tips and tricks for getting ready for surgery, what to expect during your hospital stay and at home.

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Stem Cell research funding for congenital heart disease

31 Jul 2018

Today the Minister for Health, The Hon. Greg Hunt MP, reiterated the Australian Government's support for the Conquering Childhood Heart Disease Research Mission, by providing $750,000 in funding to investigate regeneration of heart muscle using stem ...

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Teen Camp & Supporting Teens to Prepare for Adulthood Living with CHD

13 Jul 2018

Mark Brooke, HeartKids CEO, reflects on HeartKids Teen Camp and our role in helping young people prepare for managing their own health into their early adult years.

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Evelyn's Super Hero

6 Jun 2018

Evelyn is dressing up as her super hero for HeartKids Super Boss Day, her hero is her heart surgeon.

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HeartKids and Initiative Sweetheart Day 2018

30 Apr 2018

A pro-bono partnership between unique charity HeartKids and media agency Initiative has seen a 33% lift in revenue year on year for national fundraising campaign Sweetheart Day, for which Initiative was able to secure over $3 million worth of pro-bon ...

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Heart Angel Gia

23 Apr 2018

8 babies are born every day in Australia with a heart defect. That's 8 parents going through hell while they watch their child fight to remain earth side, and every week 4 lives are lost, that’s 4 parents now living in hell.

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What is Super Boss Day?

3 Apr 2018

What is HeartKids Super Boss Day all about? We need you to be a real superhero for Aussie heart kids!

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The Sweetheart Day Photo Challenge

20 Jan 2018

Held annually on Valentine's Day, Sweetheart Day raises much-needed funds to provide support for kids, teens and adults affected by congenital/childhood heart disease all across Australia. Join the fight against congenital/childhood heart disease by ...

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What is the Heart Beads Program?

15 Jan 2018

The Heart Beads Program helps to enrich the experience of cardiac patients and their families at children’s hospitals throughout Australia.

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Trekking the Kokoda Trail for HeartKids

19 Dec 2017

Josh Roach (a heart kid Dad), along with Marsh colleagues Adam Cornford and Antony Butcher, took on the incredible challenge of trekking the Kokoda Trail in November for HeartKids. Not only did they complete this task in the amazing time of 5 days b ...

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