Category Archives: Neonatology

My NICU story inspired me to become a nurse

  In 2012, at 25 weeks pregnant with my fourth child, I received terrifying news – he needed to be delivered immediately. My preeclampsia had rapidly progressed to eclampsia, and … Full Entry »

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Kaden, our little fighter

I was done, so done, having kids after Joslynn, my now 3 year old. I had my amazing two older kiddos, BrieAnna (now 17) and Judson (now 14) who were … Full Entry »

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Guide to the NICU

Originally published by Lisa Treleaven on Nov. 17, 2014 on her blog Yes, This I Know. If our sweet girl June had been born on her actual due date last … Full Entry »

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Bellamy’s story: Fetoscopic surgery for spina bifida

Seventeen weeks into my pregnancy it was confirmed that our sweet baby girl had spina bifida. How could this happen? What did that mean? What IS spina bifida? Our world … Full Entry »

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We heard the term Congenital Diaphragmatic Hernia (CDH) for the first time…

My husband and I were expecting our first born child. We had a baby shower and decorated the nursery. My OB insisted on a routine 32 week ultrasound. No one … Full Entry »

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