U.S. doctors online nowAsk doctors free
A 19-year-old female asked:

If my partner(man) has congenital heart disease with the vessel, is there any way to get pregnant with help of genetic doctor to have a healthy baby?

1 doctor answer4 doctors weighed in
Dr. Alan Heldman
Cardiology 34 years experience
Genetics of heart: Many male patients with congenital heart disease have fathered healthy children. Depending on the father's disorder there may or may not be a somewhat increased chance of transmitting a genetic condition. This could be addressed by a cardiovascular genetic medical doctor. More details would be needed to give you a specific answer.
Created for people with ongoing healthcare needs but benefits everyone.

Related questions

A 38-year-old member asked:
How do integrative doctors treat congenital heart disease?
1 doctor answer3 doctors weighed in
A 34-year-old member asked:
How commonly is congenital heart disease genetic?
1 doctor answer3 doctors weighed in
A 18-year-old female asked:
What are the risks in pregnancy as I have complex congenital heart disease ?
2 doctor answers7 doctors weighed in
Last updated Apr 24, 2016


Content on HealthTap (including answers) should not be used for medical advice, diagnosis, or treatment, and interactions on HealthTap do not create a doctor-patient relationship. Never disregard or delay professional medical advice in person because of anything on HealthTap. Call your doctor or 911 if you think you may have a medical emergency.