Sleep issues with my preemie

Sleep issues with my preemie

My little boy came home from the neonatal unit with a great sleep pattern. Sleep issues came later and I was not prepared for them at all. It can be so hard and I realise that his sleep issues are not as bad as others. In this blog I will cover what we have done and I...
PTSD triggers in every day life

PTSD triggers in every day life

I was diagnosed with PTSD (Post Traumatic Stress Disorder) and anxiety after the traumatic birth and events that followed after my little boy was born. PTSD triggers come in all different ways and hit you when you least suspect it. Getting help was the best thing I...
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 related speech delay

Preemie related speech delay

A common experience for preemies is speech delay. My preemie is no exception. By the time he was 2 and a half it was really evident that he was getting further and further behind other children his age. Speech delay is thought to happen because a premature baby’s...