condition: Transposition of the Great Arteries

Macey’s Mixed Up Heart

Macey Jessa was born at 7:31am on May 6th, 2015. We thought we had another healthy baby, as she has three older siblings. Around 5pm our nurse said she looked “dusky”. She was taken to the NICU for an x-ray. The nurse came back and told me she was going to stay in the NICU […]

Read More

Grant’s Story

When you look at Grant’s big grin, you would have no idea the challenges this young man has faced. When he was born at 40 weeks and 4 days gestation, he appeared to be a healthy baby boy weighing 9lbs. 6oz. It was a wonderful moment for the Geyer family. But it was just that […]

Read More

Zoey’s Story

Zoey was born 4 weeks prematurely and was taken to the NICU right away. Her esophagus was not connected, her stomach and small intestine weren’t connected together and she had a heart condition that was much worse than an ultrasound during pregnancy had revealed. Strong little Zoey endured two surgeries within the first 72 hours […]

Read More

Gabriel’s Heart Story

There are so many emotions that come to mind when we recall our time at Nationwide during our son’s first few months of life. It was an amazing place with wonderful and caring people! We knew Gabe would be born with a heart defect that would require surgery at birth. We had great hospitals in […]

Read More