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  • 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.

  • EMMI - Cardiac Catheterization for Parents

    This minimally invasive procedure helps doctors do diagnostic tests on the heart and even treat some heart conditions.

  • 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.

  • Arrhythmias for Parents

    Arrhythmias are abnormal heart rhythms usually caused by an electrical "short circuit" in the heart. Many are minor and not a health threat, but some can indicate a more serious problem.