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Category : NICU

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  5 years ago at 29 weeks pregnant I went into labor and delivery for high blood pressure readings. I was admitted that night and told the next day that I officially had Pre Eclampsia but as long as the ultrasound was OK I could head home. However at the ultrasound they found out my …
  5 years ago today, I was on hospital bedrest, touring the NICU, and prepping for my preemie, while praying for more time. For many women having a premature baby is something that comes with no warning, no time to prepare at all. But for a lot of other woman who have been sitting on …
Dear mom of a NICU baby, I know that this experience is not what you pictured when you found out you were expecting. Your delivery was not when you wanted it, and probably not how you wanted it. I am sure you feel a sense of loss over not getting that perfectly normal childbirth. Take …
So tomorrow Isabella will be one month old. That means I have been at this hospital for 1 month and 3 days, I think I have slept at home for 5 of those days. Some days I am tempted to rip out the baby’s feeding tubes, take off all her wires and make a run …
Wow what a crazy last two weeks it has been! The roller coaster of emotions has been terrifying, exciting, draining and more amazing than I could ever have imagined. It is so amazing to me the bond you feel with your own child. Don’t get me wrong I love my nieces and nephews, which is …
Just wanted to come on and brag a little bit about our amazing baby girl! Yesterday she was able to come off of the CPAP machine and is now breathing 100% on her own. That was very exciting progress for her as the Doctor had just told us the day before that it would probably …
Our beautiful baby Isabella Natalia came into this world at 551 pm on Wed 04/20/2011, via C section, at 29 weeks and 5 days gestation. She was 3 lbs 6 oz at birth and 17 1/2 inches long. The Doctors decided that due to the pre eclampsia and my body not giving her the nutrients …
So I have been meaning to get back to blogging..and I guess there is probably not an easier time than while stuck in a hospital bed. Not to mention I figure this is a good way to keep track of all the information and keep people updated on what is going on with me and …
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