CHD Facts & Info


  • Congenital Heart Defect (CHD) is an abnormality in a child’s heart structure that he or she is born with
  • CHDs are the most common birth defect.
  • Nearly 1 in 100 babies is born with a CHD.


American Heart Association

Seattle Children’s Hospital

Sacred Heart Children’s Hospital

NorthWest Congenital Heart Care

Congenital Heart Information Network (CHIN)

Mary Bridge Children’s Hospital – Heart & Thoracic surgery Center

Mary Bridge Children’s Foundation

Tree House

Lucile Packard Children’s Hospital at Stanford

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