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A letter to a new NICU mom

A letter to a new NICU mom

It’s a place you likely didn’t expect – sitting in the NICU, watching your tiny baby fight for its life. It’s a place you wouldn’t choose. And if you’re like me, you had every intention and dream of holding a healthy, plump baby on your chest shortly after delivery. …more

Twins and a Toddler

Twins and a Toddler

The doctor took Fallon and Ike in to get their first glimpse of their baby, and all Fallon could think about was whether or not it was another sweet girl or a new little boy. Nothing else crossed her mind. About two seconds into the ultrasound, their doctor said, “Here’s the FIRST one.” …more

Miscarriage … I never saw that one coming

Miscarriage … I never saw that one coming

I thought I knew what to expect during the first ultrasound. When the tech started her measurements, she didn’t say anything for a long time. She kept the screen turned away from me.