As Vincent recovered we scoured the internet looking for anything on Hydrocephalus. We had no idea so many people of all ages suffered from this condition!
Luna was born 7 weeks early and delivery went pretty well, and after 17 hours our baby girl was finally here!
Hydrocephalus. I had never heard of the word and it sent me into a panic. The next day we named him Hiro, which means vast in Japanese, we thought the name was very fitting!
Family members and friends remained very confused about her condition. It was from that point on that my husband and I would make it our mission to educate others on hydrocephalus.
Olivia had Grade III intraventricular hemorrhages (IVH) – or brain bleeds – in both ventricles. Today she is a beautiful 7 year old who has the ability to open doors that will lead her over new horizons.
He’s the funniest, sweetest, most caring and heartfelt little boy I’ve ever laid eyes on and I’m so proud of him.
Having a shunt has made my life anything but boring, and adjusting to what I call, “life in low resolution,” was not easy, it has changed my life’s path, but it hasn’t ruined it.
The author of Adolescence Interrupted, a coming-of-age memoir that serves as a motivational road map for anyone forced to confront the overwhelming reality of a daily existence without stability or safety nets.
I was born with an eye condition called Congenital Toxoplasmosis. During the 1970’s doctors did not know much about the Toxoplasmosis condition. However they now know this condition does more damage to the body than just the eyes