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Preemie milestone celebrations

Preemie milestone celebrations

Every baby should have their milestones celebrated. The ones celebrated by preemies and their parents (not forgetting all the staff that look after them!) are a little different though. I wanted to go through a few and explain why some of these preemie milestone...

Why this blog is important to me

Why this blog is important to me

I got asked this the other day “Why do you write 2 blogs every week?” They went on to tell me that they love my blog but it must be really time consuming to write 2 blogs every week which then got them thinking of the follow up question of “How do you find the time to...

Famous preemie parents – how many did you know?

Famous preemie parents – how many did you know?

The famous preemie blog was really interesting to research and it got me thinking about famous preemie parents. They are in a position on social media to raise awareness about premature babies, what goes on in the NICU, the battles these little fighters face and the...

Natural ways to support fertility and IVF

Natural ways to support fertility and IVF

Written by Rachel Brown Who am I? My name is Rachel Brown, a holistic therapist and Natural Fertility Specialist. I started out my career in pharmacy as an advocate of orthodox medicine, but as a result of my own health issues I turned to natural healing and...

September is NICU awareness month

September is NICU awareness month

This month is NICU awareness month so I wanted to share my journey. My first experience with the NICU was being pushed through the doors feet first on a hospital bed by two support staff. It was late at night and he ward had been incredibly busy. The nurses had been...

August’s authors of the month

August’s authors of the month

I decided to do something a little different this month for book of the month. I usually support smaller authors as by doing this monthly feature I have discovered some absolutely amazing writers. This month I was a little late in approaching authors and didn’t give...

Join two new preemie groups

Join two new preemie groups

I recently looked into preemie groups for families and parents of premature babies. There are a few for parents but absolutely none for extended families. I completely get that the parents need the most support but I thought that one for families might be nice so they...

How to get your book out there

How to get your book out there

Many of you know that I wanted to put a book out there myself. I wanted this book to feature several different stories from different parents all with premature babies. However it didn’t go to plan. Unfortunately before I even started I had potential authors arguing...

Causes of babies being born prematurely

Causes of babies being born prematurely

Many will never know the reason for their baby being born prematurely. It happens spontaneously or there may be no reason as to why a baby is in distress, they just are. This can be really hard to accept. We live in an age where we continually seek answers and are...

Preemie history and how much has changed

Preemie history and how much has changed

Modern medicine is amazing and the dedicated people in this field are doing an incredible job at saving so many lives. I am not sure from when ‘modern medicine’ is considered to date from but it would seem that it is really recently that premature babies had any...