what are my babys chances of living with Hypo-plastic left heart?
im 26 weeks right now and my baby boy has hypo-plastic left heart syndrome. so i was just wondering what are his chances of survival, what are some of the complications after birth and when you get to take the baby home? also i was wondering are the surgeries actually legit. will he be able to be a normal kid? i'm very scared about all this. i know the is a very serious condition and sometimes fetal, but i need some advice and on these questions. i really don't wanna lose my baby i don't know what i would do.
Asked By: Kerri - 11/21/2011
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Hi, I'm Rebecca, I'm 13 years old (14 in a week or so) and I was born with both complex hypoplastic left heart syndrome *and* total anomalous pulmonary venous drainage. Your little boy *CAN* survive with HLHS and *CAN* be a normal kid. It is soooo *NOT* true when people say kids with HLHS will never run around or ride... More
Answered By: Rebecca B - 11/21/2011
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My daughter, Zoe, was diagnosed at 18 weeks gestation with HLHS. Your son's chances of not only survival, but thriving and living are good - and increasing as medicine advances. Survival rates vary from institution to institution. The top two facilities in the country are located in Boston (Children's Hospital... More
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