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Meet Lily

When Lily was born, her parents were told by the surgeons that she only had a 10 percent chance of surviving open heart surgery but she had no chance of survival without it. On April 15, 2013, at 2 months old, Lily underwent surgery but 7 hours later she coded. As a result, Lily was [...]

Redeeming God

Have you ever had one of those experiences where you knew the full extent of it would not hit you until sometime later?  I had one of those moments Wednesday evening, March 19.  Susan and I flew to Rochester, MN to meet 3 children from Mongolia sponsored by the Emerson Rose Heart Foundation (ERHF) in partnership [...]

Working to make Pulse Oximetry Screening Law in South Carolina

We’ve been learning a lot about pulse oximetry screening here at the Emerson Rose Heart Foundation. Did you know that not all critical congenital heart defects are picked up in the mid-pregnancy ultrasound screen? In fact, nearly 50 percent of heart defects go undetected during pregnancies. These babies will be born with everyone assuming they’re [...]

Dabo is All In with ERHF

Dabo’s All in Team Foundation has awarded a grant to the Emerson Rose Heart Foundation® to purchase pulse oximeter machines for Oconee Medical Center in Seneca, South Carolina to assist in early detection of CHDs (congenital heart defects). The mission of the Emerson Rose Heart Foundation® is to help babies who are born with Congenital [...]