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My baby didn't die

I’ll let you in on a little secret, my baby didn’t die.

My daughter died. She was just a baby at the time of death. 142 more words


A Little about Trisomy 13

My daughter was born with Trisomy 13, a rare condition also known as Patau Syndrome.  There are many statistics that float around the internet and between doctors regarding the incidence, but one is that it occurs 1 in 16,000 live births. 270 more words


My sparrow

“I sing because I’m happy, I sing because I’m free, For His eye is on the sparrow, and I know He watches me”.

I also cry when I am sad or worried and still know God’s eye is on my sparrow.   557 more words

"We Have This Hope"

All week, I have had these words echo in my head “We have this hope…”

When I first learned about Wyatt’s heart defects, and learned he was going on an ATM monitor for a month, I prayed that they would be able to see the full problem with his heart, so that we could resolve it. 931 more words

How Thursday with the Pediatric Cardiologist went down

So I have had a day to process what happened at Wren’s appointment yesterday and spoken to a few of my friends and relatives who are in the medical field. 660 more words

Wren's cardiologist appointment

I went to the pediatric cardiologist with Wren today hoping for some good news. We found out three months ago that she has pulmonary stenosis, but possibly it was going to be mild enough to not require surgery. 292 more words

Fewer People Need Pre-Dental Antibiotics

Many people with heart problems no longer need to take antibiotics before seeing the dentist. The change is in new guidelines from the American Heart Association. 175 more words