In children, the most common form of CHD is the ventricular septal defect, a hole between both main muscle chambers, or ventricles, of the heart. The severity of the defect depends on its size and other associated anomalies.

Organizations currently doing CHD Research.

Most common signs and symptoms.

Information about types of heart defects, procedures, and definitions.

CHD facts and statistics compiled by the Congenital Heart Public Health Consortium.

 Awesome ways to raise awareness in the community.

Bereavement information and funeral cost-assistance information for families.