On World Prematurity Day, I’m sharing this picture of Amy which was taken minutes after she took her spectacular leap into the world at just 25 weeks. Read more
RSV. Three letters that fill any parent of a preemie with dread. Read more
Reflux. Where does one start?! Up until recently I never realised the extent to which reflux is an overwhelming problem for so many babies; both term & preemies alike.
One of the things we loved doing early on in Amy’s life was to read to her in NICU. Often just through the door of her incubator, I felt it was a nice way for Amy to get to know our voices and hopefully brought her some comfort. It really helped with the bonding process and seemed like a more ‘homely’ thing to do amidst the intensity of the intensive care environment.
Amy’s 22nd day in the world had got off to a really great start. Read more