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This Road We Call Preemie Life

During the 29 weeks I was pregnant with my preemie, I tried to go for as many walks as I could. Those walks helped me feel so much better mentally, as well as physically. As I walked I would lovingly rub my growing belly, the weather growing colder as fall turned into winter, daydreaming about […]

When Your Former Preemie Needs Major Surgery

Like most micro-preemies, my Daphne, faced many challenges in the NICU:  2 months on the respirator, BPD, infection scares, digestive issues, kidney failure… With all that, one thing we did not encounter was surgery. Yet, we knew from the very first days that she would need major surgery, eventually. She was born with two congenital […]