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Life after the NICU

Life After the NICU

Having a baby in the NICU is scary and the days can seem endless. But thankfully for many babies, there’s a happy ending, and after days, weeks, or months it’s time to go home! As a preemie parent, time to go home is both exciting and terrifying! Here are some of the changes/things you may experience: You’re […]

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the new normal

The New Normal

It’s crazy how you don’t know what your normal is (or was) until there’s a new normal. I’ve experienced it a few times in my life. Up until 2015, the most notable times were when we moved across the country, then moved to another state, then to another (no, we’re not a military family, we […]

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Bonding with my Preemie

Every mom-to-be hears about “the instant bond” she’ll have with her baby from the second the pregnancy test is positive. Parents love to say things like, “It’s a love like you’ve never known,” “It’s overwhelming,” and “It was love at first sight.” I Googled “mother baby bond” and got 1,350,000 search results. Clearly this is […]

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