Preparing for NICU life: Multiples Edition

At 19 years old, I found out I was pregnant with nonidentical twins. I was 12 weeks pregnant when I obtained this information at a dating scan, I was amazed, excited and, of  course, scared, but I was under the impression I would be just another pregnant girl, with the exception of having double the…

All the ways to feed your baby

I have bottle fed, breastfed, formula fed and expressed both exclusively and combo. So when it comes to information and advice on feeding your baby I have done it all! My experiences are with premature babies and therefore this advice and information is for NICU babies, but comparing all the methods and difficulties are still…

Preparing for life in the NICU

This post is for parents facing the prospect of life in the NICU or parents that have just ended up in the NICU because, for most parents, the title of this post is not their reality, there is no time to prepare for this situation. By that I mean you are suddenly left sitting in…

Life after the NICU

I started this blog because with my babies, once I got used to life in the NICU (neonatal intensive care unit) I was scared to leave. There was structure, a routine, constant help and I didn’t have to be alone and wonder if I was being a good mother or doing the right thing. Someone…