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Handle With Care

Yesterday I wrote about holding London for the first time. Today I thought it appropriate to share a video of picking London up directly from her isolette. 353 more words

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The First Hold

Due to London’s umbilical artery catheter (UAC) line and her general fragility, we could not hold her until she was a bit stronger so the UAC line could come out. 373 more words

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Viral Video: Time lapse shows premature baby's first 80 days

Walker Colt Pruett was just 1 pound, 3 ounces when he was born in April of 2014. He was born about two-and-a-half months early.

For the first 80 days of his life, Walker lived in a neo-natal intensive care center at a North Carolina hospital. 25 more words

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Over to you... (A blog for all single women trying to conceive)

The journey was long but I reached my goal; I have a beautiful baby boy.

 I now want to help others to feel the same joy. 93 more words

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About A Preemie

In March, as I painted London’s room, I queued up a Radiolab podcast. This specific story I had been told about by a good friend, as well as Kate. 206 more words

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Welcome to the Pumphouse

Never in my wildest dreams did I think I was going to spend so much time with lactation nurses. We discussed the intricacies of hand expressing (whilst using hand motions), breast milk volumes, engorgement, and just how much breast milk one could fit in a chest freezer. 1,382 more words

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London's Email Updates

I sent the first of many emails updating family and friends about our situation at 2:43am on January 30th, one hour and nineteen minutes before London was born. 970 more words

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