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CHD Awareness Week February 7, 2010

Filed under: Uncategorized — Danielle Brigance @ 12:54 pm
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Starts today!
CHD is Congenital Heart Disease. Here’s a great website that explains it.

I’ve talked about Kristine Brite before. She’s the one that drew my attention to CHD. It’s the #1 killer of babies.
Anyone can have a baby with a heart defect. You may not know you have a heart defect until adulthood. But, Kristine lost her sweet baby Cora at only 5 days old.
There are several easy tests that can be done shortly after birth to detect CHD. The easiest being a simply pulse-ox test between 24-48 hours. Simple, non-invasive, and saves lives!

Read Cora’s Story. You will learn so much! And spread the word about CHD!

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One Response to “CHD Awareness Week”

  1. Thanks for helping me give CHD Awareness Week a good start Danielle!!!


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