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HELLP Syndrome: still processing the events, 10 months on

Woke up one night.

“Heartburn,” I thought. 23 weeks’ pregnant, right on time.

It was uncomfortable, I felt constantly full. Normal heartburn medicine did nothing. 3,287 more words


Masimo Sensor Design Fail

Logan was sent home with a pulse oximeter to measure his oxygen saturation. Our device measures both heart rate and o2 sats, so it also functions as an apnea monitor. 522 more words

Bronchopulmonary Dysplasia

All I want for Christmas - Is for Christmas to be over

Blog post by Leigh Kendall

I’m not looking forward to Christmas. In fact, I’m looking forward to December 25 coming and going.
It’s not because I’m a miserable humbug. 483 more words

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CHP Gives Premature Baby A Fighting Chance

PITTSBURGH (KDKA) – A premature baby has a fighting chance and his parents thank Children’s Hospital for his improving condition.

Little Jacob Weyant has already overcome so much. 399 more words


Still so small - Why extending maternity leave matters

Last week the Smallest Things published a post about extending maternity leave for mothers of babies born too soon. This has been our most popular post to date, by a long way. 196 more words

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Hugo's Enduring Legacy

Last Thursday saw Martin and I take a trip to St Pancras and all the way down the Northern Line to St George’s Hospital. There were a few things we needed to do and see to make the four hour round trip worthwhile: … 988 more words


Gutted and Rising: A Review of Blood Lyrics: Poems by Katie Ford

In her third volume of poetry, Blood Lyrics: Poems (811 Ford) from Graywolf Press, Katie Ford accomplishes something remarkable. She succeeds in telling a rough story, housing her poems within a sweeping arc across the length of the book, without ever allowing her lyrics to be lost within that arc, reduced to mere pieces that lose their beauty outside of the whole. 1,279 more words

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