UnityPoint Clinic is offering cardiology care for kids at new office in Cedar Rapids

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CEDAR RAPIDS, Iowa (KCRG-TV9) - Some heart defects may be evident at birth and will require immediate care and evaluation, while others may be detected later in the child's life.

According to UnityPoint health, congenital heart defects can occur due to incomplete or abnormal development of the fetus' heart during early stages of pregnancy.

Dr. Dilli Bhurtel sat down with KCRG-TV Nine's Nicole Agee to discuss how some signs that indicate if children needs a pediatric cardiologist.