10 Things I Learned Having a Baby in the NICU

The nurses and doctors caring for your baby at any particular time, can either make or break your day. We had amazing nurses and doctors. However, I could almost immediately tell which doctors were fighting for my baby as much as I was. The doctors who could tell me the facts while offering hope, not false … Continue reading 10 Things I Learned Having a Baby in the NICU

24 days without you.

It's been twenty-four days without you. Twenty-four long days without holding you and without smelling your sweet scent. Twenty-four days I've missed nuzzling your soft hair with my nose and cuddling you until my arms and back ache. I miss playing with your tiny toes and trying to comfort you by bouncing you in my … Continue reading 24 days without you.

Joshua’s Arrival

Much has happened since I last wrote! After that first ultrasound, the rest of my pregnancy consisted of two echocardiograms, almost weekly ultrasounds and polyhdraminos, likely due to an intestinal blockage in Joshua. The polyhydraminos (too much amniotic fluid) left me feeling huge and extremely uncomfortable. At 36 weeks I had an amnioreduction and they … Continue reading Joshua’s Arrival