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Diagnosis 3 In The Envy Envy is seen as a negative emotion, so many people don’t want to admit that they feel it, but most of us experience it at some point. It is not uncommon for parents of babies who have been diagnosed with a heart problem to envy other expectant parents. After all, they are blissfully expecting a healthy newborn while you are burdened with the knowledge that your child will face immediate health issues. When other mothers complain about their pregnancy, you may feel like they are taking their healthy babies for granted. These feelings are normal, but it’s important not to hold on to them. Let them come and then put them out of your mind. The reality is that you don’t have any way of knowing what those other parents will face during their child’s lifetime. Everyone has their own journey. Their journey is not yours. Become a member of Mended Little Hearts. If you do not have a Mended Little Hearts group near you, you can still join Mended Little Hearts as a Member At Large to receive emails and news about Mended Little Hearts activities, webinars, educational materials and resources for families. There is no cost to join and the information you share is always kept private. You can join by visiting the Mended Little Hearts website or calling 1-888-HEART99 (1-888-432-7899). 1 General Information 2 Prenatal Hospital 4 Living With CHD 5 Forms 39


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