Reblog for CHD Awareness Week 2014

Important information for all parents-to-be. It seems appropriate to share this in CHD awareness week. The image doesn’t seen to be appearing here so please follow the ‘view original’ link.


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!

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