Posts: Life after the NICU

I can’t wait for her to walk!

I can’t wait for her to walk!

To those wishing for your preemies to crawl and walk, you may also want to wish that: 1. They will feel confident and proud to meet each milestone and not at all embarrassed about the social media postings, videos, and photography we share. 2. They will be able to...
What to Expect on Discharge Day

What to Expect on Discharge Day

Remember the saying, “Expect the unexpected?” It applies here too. On NICU discharge day. Just like there are processes and procedures while your baby is in the NICU, there are processes and procedures for leaving the NICU. The NICU nurses will not send...
Baby Shower Blues

Baby Shower Blues

The day before I delivered my preemie at 29 weeks, via emergency c-section, I was at work, feeling exhausted and uncomfortably swollen. I also had nagging headache that would only get progressively worse throughout the next 24 hours. However, despite my increasing...