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For the 8 babies born each day with heart disease, there is no known cure.
We are raising
and funds to fight against one of the
leading causes of infant death
in Australia, congenital heart disease.
8 babies a day are born with heart disease.
That is almost 3,000 families every year whose lives are changed forever.
Each week, four young lives are lost to congenital heart disease.
For children born with or who acquire heart disease it is a
. The support HeartKids offers is from birth to teen to adulthood to give every heart kid a fighting chance of leading a long and fulfilling life. It is also why we invest in
, from investigating the causes through to the
mental health impact
on children and their families.
These kids face ongoing challenges and medical treatment, often
, and require constant support. HeartKids is the only national charity focused on funding the research, information and care and support for children, families and adults from diagnosis all the way throughout their
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