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Why it’s important to ask about your baby’s heart during an ultrasound

Why it’s important to ask about your baby’s heart during an ultrasound

by Jenny Fernandez, Boston Children’s Hospital –

Did you know that at least half of all babies born with a heart condition are not diagnosed during pregnancy? Heart defects can seriously impact a child’s health, but knowing ahead of time will allow you to find the right people who can help.

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Seasonal, Heart-Healthy Holiday Foods

Deck the halls, but don’t ditch your diet! Stay heart-healthy with seasonal, healthy foods.

For many, the holidays are the most wonderful — and least heart-healthy — time of the year.
Grandma’s fudge is a sentimental favorite, and the neighbor’s cake balls are a decadent habit. Indulging a little won’t hurt — but planning ahead will make for merry meals that are healthy too.