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Special Delivery the Day After Christmas

As I’ve read, researched, interacted with similar stories, and seen time and again the number of women who experience similar situations to what I’ve experienced, I felt more and more like I wasn’t doing my part in sharing my story. 4,651 more words

Tip 60: pneumothorax

Pneumothorax is more frequent in the neonatal period than at any other time in life, significantly more so in infants <1500g.

The risk for pneumothorax is increased in infants with: 45 more words


Did low birth weight premature babies ever survive before modern medicine?

Well the easy answer is no, not in any significant numbers. But the point of this post is to tell the improbable story of how one premature and very underweight baby did in fact survive. 2,671 more words

Book Reviews

Prematurity Awareness Month

November is Prematurity Awareness Month. Specifically, November 17 is World Prematurity Day. As with last year, this time of year brought up a lot of feelings for me, from pride to anxiety, and everything in between; often both at the same time. 1,548 more words

Baby Emmett

"You should just be grateful"

I was talking with another preemie mom this morning about our precious gifts, the NICU, how terrifying and devastating and overwhelming it all was. She said that someone had told her, once she brought her daughter home, she should “just be grateful.” What in the ever-lovin? 525 more words


Words of encouragement to Parents of Premature Babies

I came across a write up with the heading, “10 Notes from NICU Nurses to Parents of Premature Babies”. I was like Wow! this is what I tell my babies’ parents or will say to these parents. 588 more words


Health system report mystery

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Ambulance Tasmania Staff