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NICU days

Embarking on week three, we have become NICU regulars. The nurses know us, the social workers know us, the other parents know us, the volunteers in the Ronald McDonald Family Room know us. 191 more words


Too soon, too early - this family needs more time

My husband always said I planned my pregnancy like a military operation. We got married in May 2014, got pregnant a couple of months later and our baby was due in April. 1,216 more words

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The real cost of NICU

When my first son was born ten weeks early, I had no idea that maternity leave would begin the very next day, months before we would bring him home. 263 more words

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All planned out - why NICU mums need more time

I had it all planned out; I would wind down work slowly, finishing Christmas Eve.

I was beginning to feel relaxed and confident in my pregnancy, daring to think about what life would be like once the baby was here. 710 more words

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Returning from the wilderness

Well it’s only been two years since i last updated this blog? If i do a post every two years that’s regular in my books ok? 267 more words


Evelyn Hope

On July 16, 2015, Sophia gained a little sister with the surprise early arrival of Evelyn Hope. Born at 5:16 am, Evelyn made her way into our lives at 31w 4d. 310 more words


One size doesn't fit all

Guest Blog by Tracy Burkinshaw, who describes her journey with¬†baby Lincoln – one size doesn’t fit all.

Whenever I tell people that my son was premature, the first thing they want to know is how much he weighed. 903 more words

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