Mila’s story highlights the importance of the 4-year-old mandatory statewide newborn heart defect screening program.
Congenital Heart Disease
A lot has changed since one man’s near-fatal cardiac arrest.
Long-distance trips to treat their daughter’s congenital heart defect stretched the Lahti family — until Save A Heart stepped in.
When a congenital heart condition went undetected at birth, one family was shocked to learn their 4-year-old needed a transplant.
Bonded by similar journeys, two strangers with congenital heart defects form a special friendship that has withstood the ups and downs of life.