Keeping Families Close Podcast |Hope & Inspiration |Weekly Interviews With Families & People Involved With Helping Critically Ill and Injured Children.
About This Show
Weekly interviews to give families with critically ill and injured children, hope and inspiration by sharing stories from other families and their challenges, insights from doctors, and nurses, plus the views of other support staff that help the children and their families during their journey.
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Most Recent Episode
18.Brooke Wilkerson- Caring For Her Son Who Has Tetralogy of Fallot
2 days ago
In this episode Brooke shares her story about her son Miles who has Tetralogy of Fallot. Brooke talks about: How she first discovered Miles was going to have a congenital heart defect. The challenges of diagnosing the heart condition and then delivering Miles. Plus, Brooke talks about the events leading up to Miles' first heart surgery. Brooke also talks about some of the symptoms Miles experienced leading up to that first heart surgery such as falling asleep while eating and not gaining wait. In addition, Brooke talks about her stay in the hospital and Miles being put on a temporary pace-maker after his heart surgery. The day after Miles was discharged from the hospital, he had more complication from his heart surgery. Plus, Brooke shares how her older daughter was affected while her son was staying in the hospital and upon the family's return home. Plus, she shares advice on what would have helped her while she went through the entire experience along with advice to other parents. Moreover, she shares why she wishes she could have met another family with a heart baby prior her son's heart surgery.