Interestingly, there are about 35,000 kiddos born every year with some sort of congenital heart defect. That’s the catch all phrase we use for ALL heart defects that babies are born with. Often, we can pick up these heart abnormalities during pregnancy and then plan for them on delivery. But sometimes, like in the case of Jimmy Kimmel and his wife Molly, these heart hiccups aren’t noticed until after birth.
And just like in Jimmy Kimmel’s case … it’s often the superstar NURSES who pick up that something is not quite right. So what is Tetralogy of Fallot?