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Facts About Heart Defects in Children

Each year, 1 out of every 120 babies in the United States, and 1 million babies worldwide, is born with some type of heart defect, making congenital heart defect the most common type of birth defect in children.

Get the facts about pediatric heart defects and find out how you can help raise awareness and research funds.

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Find out what makes the Cardiac Center unique and learn about the exceptional cardiac care we provide that makes a difference in the lives of children with heart defects.

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Here are a few ways you can make a difference in the lives of children with heart defects:

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