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  • 11. CHD's Impact on Children The American Heart Association explains that most every parent has questions about how they can raise their children to be healthy, happy, and successful. But these same questions take on special significance when your child has congenital heart disease.
  • 12. Children's Special Needs The American Heart Association explains the medical needs of children with congenital heart defects.
  • 13. The American Heart Association and The Children's Heart Foundation To help further lifesaving research for congenital heart defects, the American Heart Association/American Stroke Association (AHA/ASA) and The Children?s Heart Foundation (CHF) are joining forces to help tackle the world?s number one birth defect: CHDs.
  • 14. Understand Your Risk for Congenital Heart Defects The American Heart Association helps you understand your risk for Congenital Heart Defects by explaining some of the known and unknown causes.
  • 15. Symptoms & Diagnosis of Congenital Heart Defects The American Heart Association explains the Symptoms & Diagnosis of Congenital Heart Defects in adults and children.
  • 16. Ebstein's Anomaly The American Heart Association explains Ebstein's Anomaly in children and adults.
  • 17. Cold Weather and Cardiovascular Disease The American Heart Association explains the potentially dangerous link between cold weather and heart conditions.
  • 18. Detection of a Heart Defect in the Fetus The American Hart Association explains that a structural heart defect or rhythm disorder in the fetus has significant implications for pregnancy management, delivery planning, and diagnosis of abnormalities in other organs.
  • 19. About Congenital Heart Defects The American Heart Association explains congenital heart disease and congenital heart defects in adults and children.
  • 20. Preparing Children for Heart Surgery The American Heart Surgery explains how to prepare children for heart surgery including Blood Transfusions, Talking to Your Child About Their Surgery, In the Operating Room, In the Intensive Care Unit, Further Hospital Care and Taking Care of Your Child at Home.


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