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PTSD and premature birth, you're not alone

PTSD and anxieties following premature birth or the ill health of your child come in many forms, all of which are simply not discussed and mothers are not warned. 939 more words

Torn in two, NICU and older siblings

Coping with having your baby in neonatal for any amount of time is hard, you emotionally shut down and you truly are simply existing and not living. 914 more words

Why we walk...

Right now, babies need all the help they can get. Premature birth affects approximately 380,000 babies in the United States. Many of you know, my own life has been affected by the birth of our son, Jonathan, at 27 weeks.  258 more words

Our Story

Great Article on PTSD and the NICU

I saw a post last year; it simply said “PTSD – The hidden cost of having a premature baby?” Nothing can prepare you for parenthood, but you allow yourself to imagine the arrival of your baby; those first precious holds, taking them home to meet loved ones, the time together to grow and bond – […]

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Can't plan Life

My son Levi Adam Papa was born April 5th at 32 weeks 5 days. It was the biggest shock for my husband and I given that our daughter was overdue. 943 more words

My Pregnancy

Heather Hansen



AGE 43