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5 Cool Books That Explain Congenital Heart Defects To Kids

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Explaining your child’s congenital heart defect to him can be tough. Where should you start? How much detail should you go into? How do you explain to him that being different is okay—and even worth celebrating?  Read More

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Sean Akers

Hi, I’m Dr. Sean Akers, and I’m a Licensed Clinical Pediatric Psychologist at Children’s Hospital & Medical Center in Omaha. I serve as the primary psychologist for the heart transplant team as well as the coordinator of the Consult Liaison Service. My job is to provide heart kids and their families with support throughout their journey.

5 Ways Cardiac Care Has Improved For Pediatric Heart Conditions

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The New Year is underway, and Children’s has a big project this year—beginning construction of a new clinical facility that will include a cardiac care unit. We had a groundbreaking ceremony in early December, and now we’re ready to start building.  Read More

Barb Roessner

Hi, I'm Barb, and I'm a Physician Assistant and coordinator of the Heart Failure and Transplant Program at Children's Hospital & Medical Center in Omaha. I work with patients and families at every step of the journey, from diagnosing their child's heart condition to my favorite part—calling them to say "We have a heart."

5 Ways For Heart Kids To Help Others This Holiday Season

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The holiday season is all about spreading cheer. And one simple way to do that is by helping others. People tend to feel better themselves when they lend a hand to those in need.  Read More

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Sean Akers

Hi, I’m Dr. Sean Akers, and I’m a Licensed Clinical Pediatric Psychologist at Children’s Hospital & Medical Center in Omaha. I serve as the primary psychologist for the heart transplant team as well as the coordinator of the Consult Liaison Service. My job is to provide heart kids and their families with support throughout their journey.