Infographic on Congenital Heart Defects(CHD)

Posted on June 27, 2023

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Congenital heart defects, or diseases, are problems with the heart’s structure that are present at birth. They may change the normal flow of blood through the heart. A congenital heart defect (CHD) results when the heart, or blood vessels near the heart, don’t develop normally before birth.

    1. CHD is the most common type of birth defect
    2. 1 in 100 babies born with a heart defect
    3. Over 1 million adult are living with congenital heart defects

Types Congenital Heart Defects

    1. Obstructive defects
    2. Aortic stenosis
    3. Pulmonary stenosis
    4. Bicuspid aortic valve
    5. Subaortic stenosis
    6. Coarctation of the aorta

Septal Defects

    1. Atrial septal defect
    2. Ventricular septal defect

Cyanotic Defects

    1. Tetralogy of Fallot
    2. Tricuspid atresia
    3. Transposition of the great arteries

Other Defects

    1. Hypoplastic left heart syndrome
    2. Patent ductus arteriosus
    3. Ebstein’s anomaly

How can heart defects affect your baby?

    1. Heart chambers
    2. Septum
    3. Heart valves
    4. Arteries and veins near the heart

CHD Challenges

    1. Heart valve problems
    2. Pulmonary hypertension
    3. Abnormal heart rhythm
    4. Anxiety and depression
    5. Heart infections
    6. Heart failure
    7. Stroke
    8. Need for repeat surgeries

Living Well with CHD

    1. Understand your heart defect
    2. Followup medical appointments regularly
    3. Meet with a heart specialist
    4. Maintain regular dental checkups

Prevention for CHD

    1. Rubella & Flu vaccination
    2. Avoid alcohol & smoking
    3. Control diabetes
    4. Avoid unprescribed medicines
    5. Prevent infections
    6. Folic acid supplement

Diagnose Congenital Heart Disease

    1. Echocardiography
    2. Electrocardiogram
    3. Chest X-Ray
    4. Pulse Oximetry
    5. Cardiac Catheterisation

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