Following a traumatic arrival at 29 weeks gestation, my triplet girls spent the first 11 weeks of their lives in hospital. They were the longest weeks of my life. I look back on this time in NICU and wonder how I was able to leave my babies in hospital every night. To leave my babies meant… Read More A Hospital Mummy
As Maya came home from her heart surgery, we started April 2017 with relief and expectation. Expectation that with better weather we were likely to experience better health. I longed to stay out of hospitals, other than our standard check ups. We just wanted to enjoy our family at home. It was a wonderful thought.… Read More Amelie’s surgery – Second Cleft Branchial Cyst
Premature Birth After a premature birth my baby girl had been home for just 9 days when she stopped breathing in my arms. Today is the first year anniversary of that day. Born prematurely at 29 weeks weighing 2lb 8oz, Amelie spent the first 11 weeks of her life in hospital. She came home on her… Read More Premature Birth – When Amelie Stopped Breathing
The Due Date In general none of us take much notice of due dates. On average only four percent of babies actually arrive on their 40 week due date (according to various Baby experts). My son arrived at 42+2. For us multiple mommas we have another date – the ‘in between’ date that we all… Read More Happy Due Date Unicorn Babies!