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Important question for doctor or someone who knows a lot about heart disease? What is risk for baby if mom had heart defect?

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Dr. James Ferguson
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If your ? Is will baby be at risk of a heart defect if mom has one, the answer is possibly.
If mom & not dad has a defect there is abour 5% risk of baby having some type of defect, though not always the same one.If dad has one the risk increases. If ? Is it risky for the baby for mom to have a heart defect, the answer depends on the defect & how it effects mom's health.Stable=ok unstable=risky.

In brief: Question confusing

If your ? Is will baby be at risk of a heart defect if mom has one, the answer is possibly.
If mom & not dad has a defect there is abour 5% risk of baby having some type of defect, though not always the same one.If dad has one the risk increases. If ? Is it risky for the baby for mom to have a heart defect, the answer depends on the defect & how it effects mom's health.Stable=ok unstable=risky.
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