Kangaroo Care With Z

This post was written on 22/7. *** Today (22/7) we finally started Kangaroo Care with Miss Z. Kangaroo Care is where either the Mom or Dad has the baby sitting directly on the chest barring any clothing on. Holding a baby like this not only […]

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The First Cuddle

This post was written a day after we got to cuddle Z. At that time Z had already started on breastmilk and was receiving 2ml per hour. Her progress was reviewed daily and if all was good the amount of breastmilk that she would receive would increase by 1ml […]

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Z’s Gastroschisis Surgery

First of all big, fat thank you to Elwyn and Katyha. You guys made a hormonal and perpetually covered in spit up Mama really happy. Lots of ♥ *** Once we were in the NICU, husband and I were requested to wait for one of […]

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The Labour Story Part 3

Part 1 and Part 2 Once in the labour ward it was all a mess of doctors, midwives and anaesthesiologist coming in and out to see husband and I and all of a sudden one of the midwives was putting on the anti-embolism socks on […]

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The Labour Story Part 2

Part 1 here Throughout the whole day husband, who kept checking up on me, was incredibly positive. Even at this point, he was still being very positive! Later on he told me that he knew something was wrong but didn’t want to scare me some […]

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The Labour Story Part 1

I woke up on 9/7 with excruciating cramp-like pains. Staying in bed, I reached for husband’s tablet and googled ‘What do contractions feel like?‘ and it seemed like I was having all the symptoms. Not only that I was having massive amounts of discharge. To […]

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Letting The Cat Out Of The Bag

For the last one month, there has been a new person that has completely taken over my heart (yeah, husband was kicked out!) and who is always on my mind. Yes, you read it right; it has already been a month (exactly) that I’ve had […]

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