Earlier this week we met Kyla Davis. After giving birth to her son she started experiencing strange symptoms and soon discovered she was in heart failure due to peripartum cardiomyopathy. You can read the entire first half of her story at Heart Stories – Kyla Davis Pt.1. In part 2 we will explore Kyla’s life post-LVAD surgery.
When Kristy Miller had dreamed about bringing her newborn son home from the hospital, she hadn’t expected them both to be wearing heart monitors. After her peripartum cardiomyopathy diagnosis and a lengthy hospital stay that included her being placed in a medically induced coma, this is where Kristy found herself. Here is Kristy’s story.
A nursing student born with a congenital heart disease, Tamar Gevorkian has been a fighter her entire life. After a life-threatening issue with her heart five years ago, Tamar thought her worries were over. Little did she know, it was going to get a lot worse before it got better. In the middle of a pandemic, she was fighting for her life again, this time with double organ failure. Here is Tamar’s story.