1. What is Congenital Heart Disease?

    Congenital heart disease is a term for a variety of birth defects that affect the normal way the heart works. Congenital means that this condition occurs from birth, meaning the person with CHD is born with it. Known as one of the most common forms of birth defects, 9 out of every 1,000 babies born…

  2. What Does a CHD Diagnosis Mean?

    If you have been diagnosed with congenital heart disease, it is not the end of your life. Typically a CHD Diagnosis means that your heart has one or more problems with its structure. This defect will have been something you were born with, which is why it is called congenital (meaning born with the defect)….

  3. 5 Facts You Didn’t Know About CHD

    Congenital heart defects are not a commonly talked about subject. If you or your child suffers from CHD, then you may have a lot of questions. It can be a scary diagnosis at first, but after you learn more about it, you will realize that it is extremely common and manageable. Following are five CHD…

  4. How to Find CHD Support Groups Near Me

    For parents who have children diagnosed with congenital heart disease, it can feel devastating. Although CHD is a serious disease, it is manageable. This means that after a diagnosis, you have a lot of decisions to make and responsibilities to deal with. Having a child with CHD means that you will need to deal with…