Gathering Information About Your Child’s CHD

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You want to know that you did everything possible to get your child the best care available. Getting more information and speaking with more people can help you understand your child’s CHD and make decisions about treatments.

Getting a second opinion

Second opinions can help address any questions or concerns you may have about the CHD diagnosis, prognosis, and treatment options for your child.


Choosing the Right Hospital for Your Child’s Surgery

Pay attention to your family’s needs and priorities when you are comparing hospitals, cardiac centers, or surgeons.


Making Medical Decisions About Treatment

When you make difficult decisions about your child’s medical care, it’s important to consider how your personal values and wishes for your child impact your choices.


Connecting With Other CHD Parents

Online forums and groups are a way for CHD parents to connect and support one another through every stage of the care journey.