In the US 4,800 babies are born each year with a critical congenital heart defect (CCHD) and they are at risk for disability or death if not detected at birth. Pulse ox screening can detect CCHD and save a baby's life, so it's important for all babies to be screened! Go to to learn more about Pulse Ox screening.

By the Numbers: Congenital Heart Disease in America

Newborn Screening Saves Little Lives -Every 15 minutes, a baby is born with congenital heart disease. If a critical CHD is not detected soon after birth, an infant can die. Thanks to improvements in diagnostic imaging and care, many congenital heart defects can be detected before a baby is born. But not always.

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1 In Every 100 Children Will Be Born With Congenital Heart Defects (One Of Them Is Mine.)

Screening your baby for CCHD is so easy, and if you catch a defect early you can save your child's heart- and life.

Congenital Heart Defect (CHD) Awareness Week February 7-14, 2014.. Please show your support for all children and adults effected by a Congenital Heart Defect. February is typically a celebrated month of love with flowers, chocolates, and paper valentine hearts. In another community, love and hearts are celebrated and remembered differently. That community is one affected by the #1 birth defect in the United States, congenital heart defects.

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When it comes to pulse oximetry screening for heart defects, not all pulse ox machines are created equally.

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