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Driving Toward the Rainbow

The brilliant arch spanned the two-laned country road. The length of the colored streamers completed the semi-circle as though I could actually see both ends hit the Earth. 560 more words


7 things I wish I had done during NICU

When our twins were born 9 weeks premature we were thrust into a fog of fear, separation and numbness. Looking back now there are so many things I wish someone had told me to consider doing because 20 months on there are things that I think could have helped and other things I wish I had to look back on. 1,396 more words

An Ordinary Mummy's Bliss Little Heroes walk

For those who follow the blog you know that I am passionate about sharing my experiences of premature birth and the effect it has on your life long after you leave NICU. 236 more words

That day

It’s Big Man’s birthday today. I was scrolling through my Timehop app, reading my posts on his birthday each ¬†year. To a point, every single one of those posts mentions his early arrival, survival, dramatic start, and how proud we are of how far he’s come. 458 more words

Through NICU: 2 becomes 5!

Jade’s triplets were born at 31 +6 by emergency c-section. Below is a poem she wrote to her babies telling them of their NICU story. 1,104 more words

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The NICU Roller-Coaster

Jaxon was to be my third child. My precious two pregnancies and labours were as straight forward as can be. My midwife this time was encouraging me to have a home birth! 1,368 more words

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Happy Tears

Day 21 of the #AKwritingChallenge asks us if we’ve ever been so happy we have cried.

Yes, yes I have. I can count the number of times on one hand. 1,056 more words