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i am 28 years old..a mother of a baby with congenital heart defect(PDA)..If you have question... More
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Mother of a 14 month old little girl with Dandy Walker Syndrome and other birth defects. I find... More
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Congenital Heart Defects Awareness Week by Stephanie B. Patient Expert - the day after Valentine's Day. This week - February 7th - 14th is National Congenital Heart Defect Week... of Congenital Heart Defects, I am sure your response would be quite different from those about acquired heart...
Congenital Heart Defects by Susan May Patient Expert Congenital Heart Defects January is National Birth Defects Prevention Month. Congenital... in the US. Learn more. Understanding Congenital Heart Defects Congenital heart defects are conditions...
Congenital Heart Defect Advances Webinar series: From Screens to Teens and Beyond by Susan May Patient Expert and care management of young patients with a congenital heart defect and tackles questions about newborn... The American Academy of Pediatrics is pleased to announce a new Webinar series—Congenital Heart...
Congenital Heart Defects Week by Stephanie B. Patient Expert Ahh, February. The month of love. Hearts are everywhere in preparation for Valentines Day. For me, and other "heart moms", the week before Valentines Day signals the beginning of CHD Awareness week. All over facebook land,
Oxymetry Test for Diagnosing Congenital Heart Defects in Newborn Babies by Dave W Healthy Living ProfessionalFacebook go unnoticed.  Congenital heart defects such as holes between chambers in the heart and valveA structure..., made up of blood cells suspended in a liquid. is a more accurate ‘marker’ of heart defects in babies...
Today is National Congenital Heart Defect Awareness Day! by meredith Patient Expert ...  Atrioventricular Septal Defect or AVSD are the other two common names.  This condition meant that she had a combination of 4 defects.  A hole between the upper chambers of her heart, a hole between the lower chambers...
Famous People with a Congenital Heart Defect by Susan May Patient Expert ( Atrial Septal Defect ) Bret Baier – Fox New Anchor (Son with d-transposition of the great vessels ) Sylvester Stallone – Actor (Daughter with Ventricular Septal Defect ) Katherine Heigl – Actress (Daughter...
Leading Cause of Infant Death - Congenital Birth Defects by Robin P. Patient ExpertHealth Maven The leading cause of infant death in the U.S. results from congenital birth defects. Three to five percent of all U.S. babies are born with birth defects according to CDC figures in 2004. Another way...
I am not a rat. I am a stroke survivor that had a congenital heart defect called PFO (patent foramen ovale) and I fought like he by David D. Patient ExpertHealth Maven , I was born with a congenital heart defect called a PFO that caused my stroke, and I decided a drug (yes... medical management (drug therapy) vs. surgically correcting my underlying heart defect.  My stroke...
What Is It Like to Have a Child with a Congenital Heart Defect by Stephanie B. Patient Expert What is it like to have a child with a CHD? It’s Lasix,aspirin,Captopril…. It’s wondering…Lord what’s your will?… It’s monitors and oxygen tanks… It’s a constant reminder…to always give thanks… It’s feeding tub

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