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Learning the Cues of Your Preemie

By |April 14th, 2009|

It’s frustrating as a NICU parent to try and interpret your baby’s signals. I often found myself saying, “if only I could understand what she […]

OctoMom Challenges

By |March 28th, 2009|

Throw a rotten tomato at me if you wish, but I do agree with the decision of doctors involved in the the OctoMom case about […]

True NICU Story of Baby Tyler

By |March 15th, 2009|

Tyler was born at 25 weeks and 3 days gestation. He was born in a hospital that didn’t have a NICU or even a […]

Support for NICU Parents

By |February 26th, 2009|

Supportive networks can help you get through your NICU journey with sanity attached, and even continue to help after you bring baby home. Remember that […]

Using a Medical Log for Your NICU Baby

By |February 8th, 2009|

Your NICU baby may still have medical needs when he or she comes home from the hospital. Some continue to have apnea and brachycardia and […]

Preparing for Homecoming – Sleep with NICU Baby

By |February 2nd, 2009|

Another piece in the preparation of NICU baby coming home is of course, sleeping arrangements. And here I have a confession to make: DH and […]

Planning for Baby to Come Home from the NICU

By |January 27th, 2009|

There is a very important project you can complete while you are waiting out your time in the NICU. Plan for your baby to come home. […]

You Are Not Alone in the NICU

By |January 18th, 2009|

I don’t know about you, but I find the stories on the March of Dimes site to be pretty incredible, especially for NICU parents. They […]

NICU and the Poor House

By |January 10th, 2009|

Kelby Carr, the founder of Type-A Mom, recently posted on her blog about the Rise of Poverty and the NICU.

As a NICU mom, I […]

New Year Resolutions

By |January 3rd, 2009|

I can hear you asking me now: Why in the world should I make a New Year’s resolution? My baby is in the NICU, I […]

Healthy Mama and Healthy Baby

By |December 26th, 2008|

It’s so important that you keep tabs on your own health while your little one is in the NICU. And I know that’s hard!

We […]

Emotional Ups and Downs of the NICU

By |December 21st, 2008|

How is your baby doing?

In the NICU, there are many ups and downs, and you are not alone if you feeldepressed at times and happy […]

Angels in the NICU

By |December 12th, 2008|

It’s easy, and probably natural, to be focused only on our little ones when they are struggling to thrive in the NICU. But thank-you’s to […]

Holidays in the NICU

By |December 5th, 2008|

Holidays in the NICU can be depressing. Of course, you are thankful that your little one is here with you, but at the same time […]

Fresh Wreaths and Centerpieces

By |November 28th, 2008|

My fave holiday decoration is already hanging on my door. And my second fave decoration already graces my table. I have received exactly eleven comments […]

Preemie Mom Guilt

By |November 28th, 2008|

One of the moments I am most grateful for in life is the moment that they lifted my 11 week early preemie, M, from me. […]

The Affects of Oxygen

By |November 23rd, 2008|

Yesterday, my preemie and I went to the eye doctor. She has had glasses but is at an age where she refuses to wear them. […]

Nation Failing in Preemie Birth Rates

By |November 12th, 2008|

The new annual report card from the March of Dimes has been released and the news is not good. As a nation, we received […]

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