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  • Good with Babies?

    My step-brother and his wife just had a new baby boy (as opposed to a used one i guess) so i went down to the hospital the other day to see him. Everyone got a chance to hold him of course, but the little guy was fussy with everyone but me. As soon as he left my arms he would cry, and as soon as i took him back he would stop. Well, as you may have already guessed, it was my extra-loud heartbeat that made him feel right at home! Once we all figured out what was going on we had a good laugh over it, and i think i'm going to be asked to babysit quite a bit

    This is the first new arrival we've had in the family for a few years, and i'll tell ya, it sure was nice to be in a hospital for a 'good' reason for a change.

    "Some days you're the dog... some days you're the hydrant."

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    That's so sweet. I know, typical female response. Congratulations, and enjoy your new nephew.


    Husband has HCM.
    3 kids - ages 23, 21, & 19. All presently clear of HCM.


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      big hearts are good for something!
      Enjoy your new nephew!
      Knowledge is power ... Stay informed!
      YOU can make a difference - all you have to do is try!

      Dx age 12 current age 46 and counting!
      lost: 5 family members to HCM (SCD, Stroke, CHF)
      Others diagnosed living with HCM (or gene +) include - daughter, niece, nephew, cousin, sister and many many friends!
      Therapy - ICD (implanted 97, 01, 04 and 11, medication
      Currently not obstructed
      Complications - unnecessary pacemaker and stroke (unrelated to each other)