- Screening—Pulse oximetry screening for critical congenital heart defects.
- Keeping Little Hearts Healthy—Preventing congenital heart defects.
- 5 Heart Facts—Five facts about congenital heart defects.
- Medscape Commentary—Risk for Congenital Heart Defects.
- CDC's Work—CDC's congenital heart defect activities.
Congenital heart defects are conditions that are present at birth and can affect the structure of a baby's heart and the way it works. They are the most common type of birth defect. As medical care and treatment have advanced, infants with congenital heart defects are living longer and healthier lives. Many now are living into adulthood.
- Centers for Disease Control and Prevention
National Center on Birth Defects and Developmental Disabilities
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