Preemies first day out

Preemies first day out

After a 73 day stay on the neonatal unit we got the exciting news that we could take our son home. Our baby boy was born at 30 weeks via an emergency c-section after the sonographer had seen that things weren’t quite right on the scan. We were told that our baby boy...
Choosing childcare for your preemie

Choosing childcare for your preemie

My original plan was to only take six months off work and as soon as my pay was due to drop significantly go back to work. Choosing childcare for my little boy felt like a horrible and daunting task. In fact, before I made the decision to extend my maternity leave, I...
Preemie A-Z C is for…

Preemie A-Z C is for…

Welcome to the third blog in this series. The language and jargon that’s used in the NICU can be quite daunting and sometimes you need help to remember those terms or just another set of words to explain them so they make sense! Never be afraid to ask the nurses and...
What charity events to look out for this year

What charity events to look out for this year

COVID-19 has hit a lot of small charities really hard and it is estimated that up to 70% of charities will cease to exist by the end of 2020. They rely heavily on people being able to do fun runs, bake sales and coffee mornings amongst many other things. With lockdown...