Lindsay Staloff-Peterson has looked death in the face and said no thank you not once, not twice, but on three separate occasions. Now, Lindsay is on a mission to save other women from her fate and the preventable consequences that come with a peripartum cardiomyopathy diagnosis. Here is part one of Lindsay’s story.
Exhausted and unable to properly breathe, Joana Marie S. Egido wouldn’t have made it without her village coming together to care for her. Although she survived the night, Joana had many more challenges ahead as she faced a peripartum cardiomyopathy diagnosis in a Third World country. Here is Joana’s story.
Kelsi Crews hadn’t expected to get pregnant at nineteen but she was prepared to take on the responsibility of motherhood. What she hadn’t counted on was a heart failure diagnosis soon after her son’s birth. From lazy summers on the river to a mechanical heart and newborn, Kelsi had to grow up fast and fight for her life. Here is Kelsi’s story.