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This cause is critical.
Approximately 1 child every 15 minutes is born with a CHD in the U.S.
This means that today, on #GivingTuesday,
96 babies will be born with a CHD
. These babies, along with the 2-3 million Americans currently living with CHDs, are depending on life-saving medical advancements that can only be made through continued research.
CHF has been funding CHD research for more than 20 years. In that time, survival rates for babies born with CHDs have improved remarkably. However, this research is still
. There's so much work to be done, as there are still
many children who have reached the end of science
Izzy is one of these children
. She was born with several complex CHDs and is in heart failure. In the video below, Izzy talks about life as a heart kid and why research is so important to her.