Congenital Heart Defects Special Needs Factsheet for Educators
What teachers should know about congenital heart defects, and what they can do to help students with the condition succeed in school.
Congenital Heart Defects for Parents
Heart defects happen when there's a problem with a baby's heart development during pregnancy. Most heart defects can be treated during infancy.
Tricuspid Atresia for Parents
Tricuspid atresia is a congenital heart defect. A baby born with tricuspid atresia often has serious symptoms soon after birth because blood flow to the lungs is much less than normal.
Heart Murmurs for Parents
Heart murmurs are very common, and most are no cause for concern and won't affect a child's health.
Birth Defects for Parents
Some birth defects are minor and cause no problems; others cause major disabilities. Learn about the different types of birth defects, and how to help prevent them.
Heart & Blood Vessels for Parents
Learn about conditions that may affect the heart and circulatory system.
Heart Conditions for Parents
Health problems that can affect the heart.
Tetralogy of Fallot (TOF) for Parents
Tetralogy of Fallot (TOF) is a combination of problems caused by a birth defect that changes the way blood flows through the heart.
Cardiac Catheterization for Parents
This minimally invasive procedure helps doctors perform diagnostic tests on the heart and even treat some heart conditions.
Words to Know (Heart Glossary) for Parents
A guide to medical terms about the heart and circulatory system. In an easy A-Z format, find definitions on heart defects, heart conditions, treatments, and more.