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I need help! my 16yr old sister was told she has a congenital heart defect. Im pregnant and worried about my baby?

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In brief: See below

There is no increased risk of your child having a heart problem, because your sister does.

In brief: See below

There is no increased risk of your child having a heart problem, because your sister does.
Dr. Anthony LaBarbera
Dr. Anthony LaBarbera
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Dr. James Ferguson
Pediatrics

In brief: Your sisters issue

Your general risk of a heart defect in your child is equal to that of the general population.
(small) The risk your sister has for any of her offspring to have any type of heart defect is about 4%.

In brief: Your sisters issue

Your general risk of a heart defect in your child is equal to that of the general population.
(small) The risk your sister has for any of her offspring to have any type of heart defect is about 4%.
Dr. James Ferguson
Dr. James Ferguson
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