What does congenital heart disease look like?
What does congenital heart disease look like? Tuesday February 9, 2010 About 1 in every 125 babies born has congenital heart disease (CHD). Many of these are not known prior to birth and some are not known until later in life, sometimes, only after a tragedy has happened. The problem is that you can’t just look at a baby and know if they have congenital heart disease. Does the baby above have a CHD? Notice how half of her face is darker than the other half? Or what about this beautiful baby with her lovely, even skin tone and clean bill of health? Consider talking to your practitioner about screening your newborn for congenital heart disease •