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Birth Story Part 2...or, This Isn't Too Bad

If you haven’t read Part 1 of my Birth Story yet, you can do so here.

After the doctor left the triage room and I had called my Mom so she could start the 4.5 hour drive, I looked over at Josh. 2,238 more words

"We should make space shuttles out of him!"

Day 25 in NICU: So much happens in just a week of a pre-term babies life! Reading my post from last week, we seem to have gone full circle, and we’re in a similar situation this week! 841 more words

Babies

Trying to Let Go

One year ago today I faced the most terrifying experience of my life.  I was 29 weeks pregnant, and I was in labor.  I can easily remember the exact date because tomorrow is my fourth wedding anniversary, and I very clearly remember spending my third anniversary in the hospital crossing my fingers and toes that the medication to stop everything was working, and begging my body and my baby to hit the pause button.  779 more words

And Then...

When I got to Triage I explained to the front desk while I was there. They gave me a fashionable bracelet and told me to wait for someone to bring me back to a bed. 553 more words

Pregnancy