Red hat for a healthy heart


Registered nurse Juli Butler, the pospartum director at St. David’s Women’s Center of Texas, holds newborn Emily Montgomery on Tuesday during the Little Hats, Big Hearts campaign. In partnership with the American Heart Association, the hospital is giving handmade red hats to all babies born during February in recognition of American Heart Month. Babies born at all St. David’s HealthCare facilities will receive hats as well. Thousands of the hats were made by community volunteers to bring awareness of heart disease — the number one killer of Americans—and congenital heart defects, which affect at least 40,000 babies each year. (Photo courtesy of St. David’s Women’s Center of Texas)



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