Posts From Laura Kohus

Our son, Henry, is a patient in the Heart Institute. He has tetralogy of Fallot and had open heart surgery on November 17, 2015. He had this procedure when he was five months old to correct some of the defects caused by his condition. We have pursued › Continue Reading

I See You, Mama

I see you, mama. You are smiling at the nurses as you talk to them outside your child’s room, but I see the worry etched across your forehead, the exhaustion in your eyes. I see the weight of your fears, › Continue Reading

Henry arrived after an easy pregnancy and smooth delivery. Soon after his birth one of his nurses casually mentioned that she heard a heart murmur. I convinced myself it was just a benign murmur, something that would fix itself or › Continue Reading