Tag Archives: Preemie

Nine Tips For Parents of Babies in the NICU

When you dream of being discharged from the hospital with a healthy, full-sized little one in your arms, it can be crushing to suddenly find yourself in the organized chaos of the Neonatal Intensive Care Unit (NICU).

Most families never plan on spending time in the NICU. The average mom is unprepared and unfamiliar with this strange world of beeping monitors, bubbling oxygen machines, and gowned hospital staff. And when you factor in a little baby that’s not doing so great, a few postpartum hormones, and a ton of stress, it’s no wonder that it can feel particularly overwhelming.

That being said, here are a few tips that this NICU mommy wishes she’d known in advance:

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My Top Ten Favourite Baby Gear

Hey you! I’m so glad that you’ve Pinterest’d your way over to my site. I am a mom blogger who writes about motherhood, miscarriage, faith, and life after loss. Motherhood can be challenging but we’re so much stronger when we walk it together. Follow along on Instagram or Facebook, and join me on this crazy but beautiful adventure.

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With six months of mommyhood under my belt, I’m obviously an all knowing fountain of knowledge about everything baby related. Right? The only appropriate response to that statement is laughter – and lots of it. Because I am far (oh so far!!!) from being a baby expert. (What’s the opposite of expert?) But while I’ve only been doing this for a few months, there are a few things that this first time momma found especially useful.

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