Younger VAD CoupleTue, 06/25/2019 - 11:26AM
Hello everyone! My husband is getting the LVAD this Friday. We knew about his heart failure but getting the VAD this early was a surprise, his condition has declined quickly. I'm nervous about a lot of things but would love advice from younger couples/families (older couples too if you have advice!). Any and all advice welcomed for:
- Having a toddler and expecting a baby: interacting with kids, teaching them not to touch, how can my husband still play and rough house with little boys etc
- New baby and LVAD???
- Sex!? We are young and no one can seem to help us figure out how we can continue a healthy physical relationship. I'm assuming we will figure it out but will still love advice.
- Family outings. We are active and love being active with our family and their young kids, any advice with parks, zoos, water parks, beach days etc.
I just want my husband to be able to enjoy as much as he can that makes him happy now. Thanks everyone! I'm sure I am being over anxious!