CHD Awareness Week 2014 – Day 4

We count ourselves so very lucky that Erin’s complex heart defect was picked up at a 20 week scan.

In fact, only around 35% of CHDs are picked up by scans. Many little undiagnosed babies are born and become suddenly poorly – resulting in an emergency situation.

Do you know anyone who is expecting a baby soon? Please share this image with them – it highlights some key signs of CHD in newborns. Please don’t think it can’t happen to you… CHDs affect 1 baby in every 100!

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