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Morgan had a lovely day out to Formby, it is beautiful there although a little cold.

She enjoyed walking across the sand and looking at the sea, it was way too cold for a paddle (if you remember last year she hated the sea anyway). 85 more words


Extreme makeover: Play house edition

I know its early but I have started planning Morgan’s christmas/birthday present and so I decided to get her a play house; and so project play house begins… 56 more words

Not Fun, Placing an NG Tube

Before our NICU discharge, Kate and I both learned how to insert a nas0-gastric (NG) tube into London. NG tubes are necessary when the baby cannot drink enough milk to thrive. 965 more words


The Museum of London

I have a sneaky suspicion that throughout her life London will be the recipient of a few gifts with a British theme to them. If we were going to easily tire of this, we wouldn’t have named our daughter London. 365 more words


Breastfeeding a Preemie: thoughts from a mom who has been there!

Don’t be fooled by the title. This blog is helpful for all breastfeeding moms! I have been asked on several occasions now to touch on breastfeeding a preemie or a baby who is in the NICU. 1,084 more words

Some Things All Pregnant Women Should Know About Preterm Labor

Preterm labor can happen to anyone, even if you have had a previous  full term pregnancy.  Sometimes there are not any warning signs, or they are very subtle, and it just happens.   304 more words

Advice From Other Preemie Moms

We're Ready

About two weeks before London was born, I was talking with a mom of two kids and telling her about the baby girl that we planned on welcoming into the world on May 4th (or sometime around then). 407 more words