Maternal diabetes increases risk for congenital heart defects in children, explains expert

Maternal diabetes increases risk for congenital heart defects in children, explains expert

Congenital heart defects are the conditions of the heart that are present at birth and can affect the structure and function of the baby's heart. February 7 to 14 is celebrated as Congenital Heart Disease Awareness Week to bring the awareness among general public regarding these heart defects. According to Dr Ravinder Goud Jangampally, Consultant Paediatrician & Neonatologist, Yashoda Hospitals Hyderabad, there are many known causes of congenital heart defects, one among them is maternal diabetes. Maternal diabetes, whether it's …