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...
Siblings of a premature baby

Siblings of a premature baby

When a new baby arrives older children can be forgotten, or expected to grow up a little quicker. I feel sorry for siblings of a premature baby as suddenly everyone’s focus is on the new arrival. They may feel left out or that they don’t want to talk about...
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...
Helpful resources for preemie parents

Helpful resources for preemie parents

It can be so hard when you are suddenly in a situation that you have never experienced before and you aren’t sure where to start looking for help. I wasn’t sure where to turn to find helpful resources when I went through the most difficult few months of my...