The American Academy of Pediatrics, in a statement last year, recommended all kids be screened for congenital heart defects.  Every 15 minutes, a child is born with a heart defect, making it the number one form of birth defect world wide.  Due to a lack of testing, a third of those born with a heart defect aren’t diagnosed until illness or death.

That is why My HeartCheck has been providing families in the Mid West a thorough yet affordable way to have their kids tested for these hidden defects.  

Learn more facts about congenital heart defects in the full article.

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Screening is key to learning more about congenital heart defects

Congenital heart defects are abnormalities in the structure or function of a baby’s heart that are present at birth. The main goal of Congenital Heart Defects Awareness Week, Feb. 7-14, is to increase awareness of and education about CHDs.

A CHD may be diagnosed before a baby is born, right after birth or later in life. In fact, one-third of CHDs are diagnosed in utero, one-third are diagnosed after birth, and one-third are not diagnosed until illness or death. Prenatal ultrasounds can detect some CHDs as early as 18-20 weeks.

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