She said to stop his medication. You know, the one he's been taking three times a day since he was two days old. Woohoo!
She said his heart function looks great. Normal to be exact. Still has some messy looking valves, but they're working and working well.
She said he's growing into his enlarged heart, and that his heart size is much improved.
She said she'll see us in a year, unless he starts acting differently since stopping his medication.
I'm one excited mommy right now.
Here's our recap:
|Rise and shine and heading out before the sun is up.|
|post echo and finally getting some milk and some snacks.|
|waiting for the cardiologist|
Finally, we went to our usual spot. The spot we went to after every appointment while pregnant with Preston, Hungry's, and this mommy celebrated with some bubbly. Doctor's orders. (okay, not really, but I swear she was thinking it).
She again used the word blessed when she spoke of Preston. I couldn't agree more.
He does have some abnormal heart sounds (a click and a widely split S1 and S2 for all my medical friends reading this), but she doesn't anticipate that there will be any complications any time soon and maybe never. She did say, though, that Preston will need some close attention during his adolescent and teenage years for any kind of funky arrhythmia.
Until then I won't think about him being an adolescent and will continue to cherish every day being his mommy.
Now to him who is able to do immeasurably more than all we ask or imagine, according to his power that is at work within us,