Walking With Families 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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44. Kathy McClelland - Cri du Chat Syndrome and Beauty In Broken Dreams
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On this podcast, Kathy talks about her son who has Cri du Chat Syndrome. Kathy talks about her pregnancy and how there were symptoms and risks during her pregnancy. She describes her son’s birth and his noticeable "cat-like cry". She talks about the challenges of her child's hospital stay. Kathy discusses the challenges of parenting her 3-year-old son, while her newborn was in the hospital. She shares how her 3-year-old son was impacted by his mother and brother being in the hospital. She describes the terror of her son coding when he was one month old. Kathy discusses the statistics surrounding Cri du Chat Syndrome. In addition, she talks about the surgeries her son has had. Kathy discusses how her two sons interact with each other. She also shares how her marriage has been affected. And she talks extensively about experiencing grief because of her son's condition and how she was forced to re-evaluate the expectations she had for her life. Join us as Kathy shares her story!