Down syndrome, DiGeorge syndrome, and Marfan syndrome are marked by birth defects that involve the heart, as well as other organs and tissues.
A number of heart problems can develop during fetal development. Here's a detailed look at a range of congenital defects.
Complex Heart Problems
Complex congenital heart problems include truncus arteriosus, a condition in which the aorta and the pulmonary artery don't separate completely.
Living With Congenital Heart Disease
What's normal growth and development for your child? How do you deal with the emotional issues surrounding heart defects? Find out here.
Congenital heart problems can put a child at higher risk for other health conditions or concerns.