To learn more about congenital heart defects, browse any of the topics below.
About Congenital Heart Defects A congenital heart defect is an abnormality present at birth. Find information on specific types tailored to adults with heart defects and parents of children diagnosed with a defect.
Tools & Resources Here we offer extensive downloadable information to help you and your supportive friends and family understand the condition and special needs.
Blake – A Heart Warrior at 4
By looking at him, you'd never know active 4-year-old, Blake Galligan, has a congenital heart defect. In honor of Congenital Heart Defect Awareness Week, his family tells his story – one of hope and perseverance.
Web Booklets on Congenital Heart Defects
These online publications describe many defects and the procedures used to repair them. This information is designed so that you can customize it to your own needs. It’s organized so that you can print out the sections that relate to you or your child’s defect and concerns.