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2 Month Old with Heart Murmur, What should I expect at the doctor and am I right to be concerned ?

I just took my two month old son to the doctor yesterday for his checkup. She heard a heart murmur that she had not heard before and is sending us to a pediatric cardiologist . He has had poor weight gain in the past and we have switched his formulas to a higher calorie formula and he seems to be gaining fine now (although we are going to go see a GI doctor also). I am so worried that I am not sleeping or eating . What should I expect at the doctor and am I right to be concerned?
Asked On : Wed, 16 Dec 2009
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Did the doctor say what level of murmur it was? Most are functional and do not greatly affect quality of life. And yes you should be concerned. All parents are concerned. It's normal and shows you love your baby. You are doing the best you can do, getting him to the doctor to evaluate his needs. Just pray and keep loving him.
Answered: Wed, 16 Dec 2009
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