Moms with Heart

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Moms with Heart is a group of families who have a child with a heart condition

If your child has a heart condition and you would like to find out whether you have a Moms with Heart group in your area please contact your local American Heart Association office.
pediatric doctor listening to baby's heart beat Congenital Heart Defects
In the United States, about 36,000 children are born with a heart defect each year.  Find information on specific types, treatment and more. Many resources are tailored to parents of children diagnosed with a defect.
 Orange County Heart Walk Many Moms with Heart families raise funds for their local Heart Walk 
Moms with Heart recruit walkers and form teams to raise funds for their local Heart Walks. The donations they collect are used by the American Heart Association to support life-changing research, including pediatric cardiac research and children's programs. Most teams have 10-15 walkers and set a goal of $1,000 or more.  Learn more about forming a Heart Walk team.
        
Researcher Pediatric cardiac research funded by the AHA
The American Heart Association’s funding of pediatric cardiac research is second only to the federal government. Read some examples of pediatric research funded by AHA.
 Money Bag 101 Ways to Fundraise
Many of the Moms with Heart teams get creative with their fundraising! This document offers 101 ways for you to reach your goal! From movie viewing parties to disco nights, these tips put the fun in FUNdraising!
       
HeartHub HeartHub for Patients
HeartHub is the American Heart Association's patient portal for information, tools and resources about cardiovascular disease and stroke. You will find a wealth of information to help you understand and manage your health.
    
 

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Through Jump Rope For Heart kids learn jump rope skills, how their heart works and raise money to help kids with special hearts.  Have fun, learn how to stay healthy and make a difference in the lives of others!
 
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Through Hoops For Heart kids learn basketball skills, learn how their heart works and raise money to help kids with special hearts.  Have fun, learn how to stay healthy and make a difference in the lives of others!
 
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You’re the Cure

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You shape the minds of our kids.  Now, how about the minds of our lawmakers?  Become a You’re the Cure advocate today to speak out for heart-healthy communities.

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• Adult AED use
 
• Child CPR

• Infant CPR

• Adult, child and infant relief of choking

• Adult Hands-Only™ CPR