Resources and Contact
Congenital heart defects (CHDs) are the most common type of birth defect. Many CHDs are minor, but children and families dealing with severe CHDs face a number of challenges. These organizations provide general information, research funding, and support resources to ensure that children with CHDs live joyful, fulfilling lives.
Children's Heart Foundation
The Children's Heart Foundation provides advocacy and research grants aimed at treating CHDs.
American Heart Association and CHD Support
A wide range of support resources are available for families dealing with severe CHDs. The American Heart Association's Support CHD Network Network is a good place to start.