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!
For more information please visit http://www.charliejonesfoundation.org.uk