Congenital Heart Defects

According to the American Heart Association, about eight of every 1,000 
babies born in the United States has a congenital (present at birth) heart defect – a problem that occurred as the baby's heart was developing during pregnancy, before the baby is born.  Learn more

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Genetic Counseling Services

Lehigh Valley Health Network (LVHN) offers genetics counseling for moms-to-be who are at risk or suspected of having an inherited chromosomal abnormality (also called a birth defect) or a baby born with an inherited disorder. Genetic counseling is an integral part of genetic testing and treatment.

Pediatric Cardiology

Congenital heart defects are the most common kind of birth defects. At Lehigh Valley Reilly Children’s Hospital, we work with pediatric cardiologists who have many years of experience caring for congenital and acquired heart problems in children of all ages, including infants who are only days old.