Hope reached out to the Registry when physicians suggested terminating her pregnancy due to the potential risks.
“Absolute pure, overwhelming joy,“ says Hope of giving birth to her daughter Anabelle. Anabelle was born after a smooth pregnancy that had been carefully monitored by a team of medical professionals, who had good reason to be cautious. Hope is a heart transplant recipient. When Hope became pregnant, she reached out to the Transplant Pregnancy Registry for information from their research and for support since her physicians had suggested terminating her pregnancy due to the potential risks.
Hope has a hard time finding the words to express her gratitude for the registry.
Each case is different and the Registry encourages recipients to rely on the expertise of their healthcare providers who know the most about a recipient’s health.The information the registry provided to Hope and her physicians contributed to Hope’s going through with her pregnancy.
She has a hard time finding the words to express her gratitude for the registry and the role it played in bringing Anabelle to their family.