Posts: 36 Weeks

A NICU Parent Survival Bag

A NICU Parent Survival Bag

After birthing four babies, I could pack the “hospital bag” in my sleep. The NICU survival bag, however, was much harder to pack for my fifth child. It’s like going on a trip and not knowing the schedule, the weather or when you’re returning....
Why Won’t My NEC Baby Eat?

Why Won’t My NEC Baby Eat?

I didn’t know it was possible for someone so small to throw up so much. Indeed, it is possible. The first year of my son’s life was rocky, to put it mildly. He contracted necrotizing enterocolitis (NEC) on day eight of life and we began a pretty delicate...