Send some good thoughts Addie’s way. (And to her amazing parents, Patty and Josh!) She’s about two weeks post-op from her Fontan procedure and tricuspid valve repair. The surgery went well, but she’s still inpatient and recovering. Here’s an adorably sweet picture of her tea party with the therapy dog. We love you, sweet Addie girl!
Advice from Antonio: The unique experience of being a physician and a CHD grandparent
Dr. Antonio Falcon is the grandfather of heart warrior Addie. He shares his feelings of the overwhelming joy of being a grandparent, and the overwhelming sorrow that comes with a CHD diagnosis. He has a unique experience of being a physician with a grandchild diagnosed with Heterotaxy and CHD. After 42 years of practicing medicine he is now realizing the impact his patients feel when he gives a life-long diagnosis.
Jaime is the mom to an amazing heart warrior named Huck. (Fun fact: Huck was Eloise’s first roommate in the cardiovascular ICU and they were born just two days apart!)
Nicole is the mom to Augie, a heart warrior with heterotaxy. Click here to read his story!
Casey is the mom to Holden, a heart warrior with coarctation of aorta. Read his story here!
Patty is the mom to Addie, a heart warrior with heterotaxy. Click here to read her story!
Elsbeth is the mom to Eloise, a heart warrior with heterotaxy. Read her story here!