CHD Trivia


  • The word “congenital” means existing at birth.

  • The terms “congenital heart defect” and “congenital heart disease” are often used to mean the same thing, but “defect” is more accurate.⁠

  • This kind of heart ailment is a defect or abnormality, not a disease.

  • A congenital heart defect (CHD) results when the heart, or blood vessels near the heart, don’t develop normally before birth.⁠

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