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Preemie Awareness Month

It’s that time again!

I saw this poem today and wanted to share.

It reminds me of hearing all the stats in the NICU about how small and early LMM was, and how she might have this problem or that one. 40 more words

Headaches Again? Living with Hydrocephalus 

Moving Too Fast

The other day I bumped the crap out of my head while arranging some school books under the living room counter. I lifted uo too fast and I felt excruciating pain on the back of my head. 138 more words

#writing

Brain Surgery #5

First of all, Little Miss Minion is doing well and we are home. Don’t let the title of this post scare you.
Monday night, we noticed that LMM was acting like she had a headache. 513 more words

Plagiocephaly

At the end of April when Wyatt was 6 months old I started getting really concerned about his head shape. He never laid on the back of his head and he wouldn’t turn to the left. 717 more words

Hydrocephalus Awareness Month!

Happy September!

September is Hydrocephalus Awareness month. In case you are a new reader, my daughter Little Miss Minion was born 12 weeks early and developed hydro as the result of a series of complications from an infection, sepsis, and meningitis. 94 more words

Hydrocephalus

Wyatt’s stroke caused a large blood bleed to block the normal cerebral fluid from running its course through the body. This resulted in hydrocephalus (fluid on the brain) and has no cure yet. 690 more words

Two Years Adjusted

LMM turned two years old (adjusted) yesterday. Her birthday is in May, but since she was due in August, we adjust for her prematurity when assessing her development. 98 more words