What not to say to a preemie parent

What not to say to a preemie parent

There are a few things I would really avoid saying to a parent of a premature baby. This list doesn’t cover everything but is a good start on what not to say to a preemie parent. You’re over reacting Am I really? I just went through a traumatic birth where I was...
Frequently asked questions put to preemie parents

Frequently asked questions put to preemie parents

There are a few frequently asked questions that family and friends put to preemie parents. Sometimes it can be difficult to answer those questions, especially in the early days. Hopefully this list of frequently asked questions can help a little. How many weeks early...
Jenny’s story – My premature babies

Jenny’s story – My premature babies

Having struggled to conceive for years, on the day of our scan (second round of IVF and thousands of pounds later) we were nervous and excited at the same time – although trying to manage our own expectations. As the gel was gently rubbed over my tum during the...
The premature baby ‘club’

The premature baby ‘club’

It’s a club that no one expects to be in. I was in the ‘that won’t happen to me’ camp myself. It’s a club that no one wants to be in, and one you wouldn’t wish on your worst enemy, however you are in it. It is all a whirlwind and...
Due date pressure with a premature baby

Due date pressure with a premature baby

In May 2016 when I discovered I was pregnant one of the first things I did was log onto the internet and visit the NHS website to work out my due date on their pregnancy due date checker. It pinged back instantly with the date the 26th January 2017. This date firmly...