Parents of children with congenital heart disease

Interview CH05

Age at interview: 2

Brief outline: Joe was diagnosed with Di-George Syndrome and Tetralogy of Fallots. Treatment: one operation at 3 weeks old, 10 months and at 18 months old. Current medication: none.

Background: Diagnosed at 6 hours old. Parents' marital status: Separated. Occupation: Mother-Student. Other children: one older child. Family live close by to a specialist hospital.

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