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Tough... A double entendre

Tough. It can mean adapting to resist roughness, i.e.strong and durable. It can also mean difficult. A stay in the NICU requires a little of both. 352 more words

Pregnancy, and how my cervix became the centre of my universe

This weekend Xavier and Grace turn one, which means this time last year I was on bed rest.

Before I fell pregnant, I thought the worst thing about pregnancy was… 2,727 more words


Meet the little girl who was born the size of a Barbie

Five years on, she has just started class as a healthy kindergartner.

“To call her a miracle is too simplistic,” says her proud mother, Kelley French, 42. 501 more words



It’s been a while since I’ve written. I suppose I’ve not been in a great place. I feel uninspired and unmotivated most days and it just adds to the vicious cycle of already feeling down. 413 more words


Hearing tests

When April was in hospital, one of the last tests she had to have was on her hearing.  She did great and the doctors said they were happy with her.   740 more words

P Words

Prognosis. Prospects. Percentages.

These words are terrifying to me right now. We have been shoving the knowledge that our baby had this scan at 36 weeks to the back of our minds in order to live in the day by day mantra.

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Bottle Testing for Our Preemie

Contestant #1: Tommy Tippee Closer to Nature Preemie Extra Slow Flow Nipple.


  1. The shape of the nipple attempts to mirror the shape of a human breast.
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