Congenital Heart Defects
About Congenital Heart Defects
Congenital heart defects are abnormalities of the heart structure or function that are present at birth. They can include heart valve defects, atrial and ventricular septa defects, stenosis, heart muscle abnormalities and other defects that can prove dangerous or even deadly.
Support That Empowers
Recovery becomes so much more manageable when you have the right kind of emotional support. Our online community of patients, survivors and caregivers is here to keep you going no matter the obstacles. We’ve been there, and we won’t let you go it alone.
Build strong connections through your smartphone
The AHA and SelfiHealth are collaborating to support heart/stroke patients and caregivers. The mobile app builds deep connections by matching participants on health concerns, shared interests and experiences.
AHA and The Children's Heart Foundation
We have joined forces to help further lifesaving research for congenital heart defects.