Living with a Miracle: A Mother and Child's Journey
Sally Bettwy McKibbinISBN: 0595662552;
Book DescriptionLiving with a Miracle is a compelling story of a mother?s love and desperate attempt to build a life and family while fighting for her child?s life. In the fall of 1988, after a difficult and complicated pregnancy, Syra Marie was born. Elation is not strong enough to express the joy of becoming a mother. The day after Syra was born; the pediatrician informed me she had a heart murmur. Being a nurse, I was concerned but had no reason to believe it was anything life threatening, many children are born with heart murmurs and lead a normal life. That evening after our "celebration" dinner, we returned to the nursery to see Syra. However, our celebration quickly turned into a nightmare. Life Flight was flying our baby to a children?s hospital two hours away. Only two days old following a heart catherization, we were told Syra had a rare and lethal heart defect. This is a story that cuts to the heart of a mother?s love for her child and their...
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