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Pledge to

Have a Paulse Oximeter Screening done on my baby after birth, or to encourage my friends and family

This pledge closed over 1 year ago

How this will help

CHD Facts

  • Congenital Heart Defects are the #1 birth defect worldwide
  • Congenital Heart Defects are the #1 cause of birth defect related deaths worldwide
  • About 1 out of every 100 babies are born each year with some type of Congenital Heart Defect in the United States (approx. 40,000/year)
  • Nearly twice as many children die from Congenital Heart Defects in the United States each year as from all forms of childhood cancers combined, yet funding for pediatric cancer research is five times higher than funding for Congenital Heart Defects
Facts were from www.itsmyheart.org 

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