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NICU day 9

Today was a relatively uneventful day, as far as E is concerned. They increased his feedings to 9 ML every three hours. Tomorrow they’ll go up to 12 ML and will also start fortifying with a high-calorie supplement to help him put on weight. 724 more words


It Was Time

(Excuse my blurry mother on the right)

Today was going to be the day. It had to be. Because, for the past 113 days I have strategically planned around this very moment. 651 more words


Mama and Baby Session - Rumson, NJ Newborn and Family Photographer

A few weeks back I had the pleasure of documenting this little lady’s entry into the world and, so naturally, I was ecstatic when this family invited me to come back and photograph a mommy and me session a few weeks later!   24 more words

Client Work

Sweetness to the suffering

I don’t think you could approach parenthood without being told it’s hard to have a baby. From the sleepless nights to cluster feeding, most aspects of being a parent in the first few months are difficult. 423 more words

Finding Your Feet

So, against all odds, my first most excellent (if somewhat lacking in actual words and sentences about being a Dad or parenting) blog post survived. Some of you may even have read and even remembered it. 958 more words



Well, as I write this its midnight. Ellie and my husband are asleep (though she should be waking up soon) and I’m sitting here attached once again to a breast pump, so it seems only fitting I should write about my struggles with breastfeeding. 1,669 more words

The Boppy vs The My Brest Friend Pillow

I love the My Brest Friend pillow ($38.60 on Amazon.) It was probably one of the top three items that I could not have lived without during those newborn months (the other two being the… 387 more words