CHD Resources

General Information
These are some websites that MLH members have found useful for information about types of heart defects, procedures, and definitions.
Signs & Symptoms
It can be very important to know the signs and symptoms of congenital heart defects, particularly if you have a family history of heart defects. Here are the most common signs and symptoms.
CHD Awareness
It can be very important to know the signs and symptoms of congenital heart defects, particularly if you have a family history of heart defects. Here are the most common signs and symptoms.
CHD Research & Clinical Trials
This is information about the main organizations currently doing CHD Research. Also, there is helpful information here about children in clinical trials.
Developmental & Educational Issues
Many children with CHD will have some developmental and/or educational issues. Parents and caregivers can find some helpful information here.
Facts & Statistics
These CHD facts and statistics were compiled by the Congenital Heart Public Health Consortium.
Teens to Adults
Many parents and caregivers not only want to help their children be healthy when they are young, but to also help them be healthy adults. Here is more information.
Bereavement
Unfortunately, we still lose children to congenital heart defects each year. Mended Little Hearts has put together some bereavement information and funeral cost-assistance information for families. Mended Little Hearts does not endorse any of the products or services listed, but lists them for the purpose of helping families.
Family Educational Packet
This informational packet is geared to parents and caregivers who have children in the hospital. It also has tracking forms to track appointments, doctors, medications, growth and resources.
CHD Products and Services
Here are some products and services that MLH members have found helpful.