By Featured Parent on March 31, 2023
Today is an ending. An ending to one of the most intense chapters of our lives. I’ve sat in this room for 72 days, waiting for THIS day to come. This room has held some of the biggest pains of my life, and also some of the biggest miracles.
By Featured Parent on November 22, 2022
“Premature birth can happen to anyone, at any time in their life. It can happen to you, your child, your grandchild, your best friend; it does not discriminate in who it chooses or why.”
By Featured Parent on September 28, 2022
It was truly an up and down rollercoaster trying to understand everything that was happening, trying to understand what all the dings and chimes and lines on the monitors meant, trying to decipher if the news we were receiving was sugar coated or really good news.
By Featured Parent on September 21, 2022
After being admitted into the hospital at 21 weeks pregnant with twins due to my daughter’s sac rupturing, I was starting to be ok with the fact that I would be spending four months on hospital bedrest.
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By Featured Parent on September 16, 2022
by Megan Ueckert Pregnant with my perfect little twins, I was put on hospital bed rest after learning my daughter’s sac had ruptured at only 21 weeks of pregnancy. I spent the first few nights in a labor and delivery room where the nurses kept telling us the next few days were critical, almost like a […]
By Featured Parent on September 14, 2022
” I didn’t know anyone who had gone through this. I had heard there was a possibility I would need to go on bedrest towards the end of my pregnancy but didn’t really understand why. I had no clue this hospital would become my new home and had no idea the journey that our family was embarking upon.”
By Amanda Tellmann on June 9, 2022
…But what if trusting your gut had failed you once before? As a mother to two daughters, shouldn’t I be a parenting expert by now, or nearing a certification of some sort? After all, the advice we received from experienced parents when we are expecting our first child, all the parenting books we read in […]
By Featured Parent on April 11, 2022
by Connie Adams When my water broke at 25 weeks, I was terrified. My worst fear was that my baby wouldn’t survive. When the specialist completed his exam and all of the tests, he explained that there was not much hope for survival, my son’s cord was extremely short and he was not sure how […]
By Featured Parent on January 7, 2022
Personally, I also feel judged since my birth story did not go as planned.
By Featured Parent on October 27, 2021
By: Cori Laemmle Dear Ezra Asher, We hope you had a wonderful birthday bouncing in the clouds. Thank you for letting yesterday be your brother’s day. Today is your day- your day to be remembered, thanked, and loved (although this happens every other day of the year as well). Oh sweet Ezra… What a strong […]