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Heart Diseases, Congenital 

The term "congenital heart disease" indicates that a structural problem (or defect) in a baby's heart is present at birth. A baby's heart begins to form shortly after conception. By the end of the 2nd month of pregnancy, the baby's heart is completely formed. It is during this time that a congenital heart defect can occur. In this case, a part of the heart, heart valves, and/or blood vessels near the heart do not develop properly. When this happens, blood flow can: * Slow down * Go i...