Congenital heart disease, also known as congenital heart defect, involves one or more problems with the heart's structure that exists since birth. Congenital means that you're born with a defect that can change the way blood flows through your heart.
Since October 2020, KHT raised and donated over $24,000 towards medical research to better the interventions and treatment of CHD. These funds came from generous individuals and companies, and not from any grant.
CHD is approximately 60 times more prevalent than childhood cancer.
Children with CHD often have lifelong risk potential for health complications.
babies a year born with CHD
That's 1 in every 4 children.
33%of infant birth defects are caused by CHD.