Congenital heart defects that don't normally interfere with the
amount of oxygen or blood that reaches the tissues of the body are called
acyanotic heart defects. A bluish tint of the skin isn't common in babies with
acyanotic heart defects, although it may occur. If a bluish tint occurs, it
often is during activities when the baby needs more oxygen, such as when crying
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