It's My Heart

It's My HeartIt's My Heart is a resource book for patients and families affected by congenital heart defects. In plain, understandable language It's My Heart provides descriptions of the types of congenital heart defects and acquired pediatric heart conditions your child may face. Along with explanations of the various tests, surgical procedures, and treatments for CHD's, this book also contains helpful diagrams, a glossary of medical terms, and much, much more. It's My Heart was developed over a number of years by a dedicated group of doctors, nurses and parents in a collaborative effort spearheaded by The Children's Heart Foundation.

  • "This book has been a wonderful teaching tool for our daughter as well as our extended family..."
  • "Great resource particularly for people just beginning the journey into congenital heart defects..."
  • "Out of the handful of books I found on the subject, It's My Heart seemed to be the most straightforward and objective..."
  • "I found this book to be so informative that I actually gave it away to a friend I met in a parenting class..."

To order copies of our parent resource book It's My Heart, please click here
For international orders, please contact Amy at [email protected]

Please allow 2-3 weeks for delivery.

The book is also available as an e-book.. Click here for details and to order the e-book. Once payment has been received, an email will be sent to the address provided with instructions to download the epub file. Be sure to add [email protected] to your approved recipient email list and keep and eye on your junk/spam folder.Orders received after business hours Monday-Friday 9:00am-5pm CST will be processed the next business day.


The Spanish version is still in the process of updates and is currently not available. Please check back at a later date or view the pdf version below.

Spanish Version


It's My Heart is available thanks to a generous contribution from the Northwestern University Dance Marathon 2011.