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  • Congenital Heart Disease

    Congenital Heart Disease According to the American Heart Association, about eight of every 1000 babies born in the United States has a congenital (present at birth) heart defect--a problem that occur...

  • Factors Contributing to Congenital Heart Disease

    Factors Contributing to Congenital Heart Disease What causes congenital heart disease? A congenital heart defect (CHD) is a heart problem which is present at birth, caused by improper development of ...

  • Fetal Circulation

    Fetal Circulation How does the fetal circulatory system work? During pregnancy, the fetal circulatory system works differently than after birth: The fetus is connected by the umbilical cord to the pl...