Copyright 2002-2013 California Heart Connection


This website is intended for those affected by congenital heart defects and medical professionals to promote better communication and better outcomes for patients.  The website and materials are available free of charge.   CHDResources.org is a service of California Heart Connection, a 501(c)3 organization which is run solely by volunteers and does not charge a membership fee.  The organization exists due to individual and corporate donations and occasional grants from private companies.  The site contains no advertising.  


This site was developed by parents of children with congenital heart defects and is not intended as medical advice.  Please use the material as a guide to discuss topics with your physician.  All patients with congenital heart defects are different and some information may or may not be applicable.  Always discuss medications and procedures with your physician.  

The information provided is for informational use only and is provided "as is" without warranty of any kind.  California Heart Connection and its board members assume no liability of any kind for any of the information contained in this web site or for any diagnosis, treatment, or other patient management decisions made in reliance thereof.

Our Resource Guide is meant as a guide for informational use only and should not be construed as an endorsement of any particular product or company.  Please read all materials and instructions relating to any products/services.


California Heart Connection is committed to protecting the privacy of patients and physicians.  We do not collect any identifiable information from viewers of the site.  Those requesting membership in California Heart Connection are asked identifying information which is kept strictly confidential and will not be shared unless required by law.  We never sell or rent information to third parties.  We only share information with other parents with express permission as part of our “matching program.”  This is completely voluntary, and permission is always confirmed prior to sharing any contact information.  Patients can opt out of this program at any time. 


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