Welcome back to my Neonatal Life series. Little Lady spent 9 weeks in NICU (Neonatal Intensive Care Unit). I wanted to read about other Mum’s experiences; I wanted to know if how I was feeling about it all was normal so I thought it only right that I shared my experiences of it too. Little Lady was born one hour into my 29th week of pregnancy weighing just over 3lbs, you can read about why she was born early here. Our 9 week NICU journey was the hardest one of my life so far but believe me, it is more than worth it. Today’s… View Post

**Trigger Warning**   Dear Little Angel, I’ve been looking for the words for quite a while now. The words to explain how I have been feeling for the past year. I guess the only words I have are simple ones; I miss you. I have just written a first birthday letter to your sister, that should have been for you too. Today there should be double presents, a joint cake and matching first birthday outfits. But there isn’t and that’s so hard. We will of course enjoy the day. It is a celebration of how wonderful your sister has fought… View Post

Dear Little Lady, I can’t quite believe I’m writing this. I can’t believe that already you are one. When I look back over this year I’m not really sure how we got here but we did and I couldn’t be prouder of you. You didn’t have the easiest start to life. You came out before you were ready; you were tucked up in my belly with your sister. I often wonder if you miss her. I remember the moment you were born. Your sister came first and then it was your turn. I looked at Daddy and waited, waited to… View Post

This is a thank you to the person that let me fully share and didn’t just stare. This is a thank you to the person that stood, by my side on the day that she died. This is a thank you to the person who stood by the incubator, cried with me and just let me be. This is a thank you to the person who understood I was torn and that 2 babies had been born. This a thank you to the person who visits with love and support, the kind that just can’t be taught. This is a thank you to… View Post

Welcome back to my Neonatal Life series. Little Lady spent 9 weeks in NICU (Neonatal Intensive Care Unit). I wanted to read about other Mum’s experiences; I wanted to know if how I was feeling about it all was normal so I thought it only right that I shared my experiences of it too. Little Lady was born one hour into my 29th week of pregnancy weighing just over 3lbs, you can read about why she was born early here. Our 9 week NICU journey was the hardest one of my life so far but believe me, it is more than worth it. I… View Post