Tag Archives: NICU

What does being a Level 4 NICU mean?

As any parent knows, when you have a new baby there is so much to learn. Every baby is different and your life with a new child can, at times, … Full Entry »

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Invisible disabilities: Advocating for the unseen

Parents of preemies often remark on how one can never quite seem to leave the neonatal intensive care unit (NICU) behind. Sometimes they are referring to the emotional effects of a … Full Entry »

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Hopeful, not optimistic

  On Jan 15, 2009 (which happened to be my 28th birthday), I had my very first ultrasound for my first pregnancy. While scanning me, the doctor turned the screen and asked … Full Entry »

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March of Dimes: You are not alone

I unexpectedly found myself the mother of identical twin boys at 24 weeks gestation in the early morning hours of Valentine’s Day, 2014. To say I was unprepared is an … Full Entry »

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Behind the scenes: What it’s like to be a doctor

I have asked myself more times than I can remember why I wanted to be a doctor. Honestly, I don’t have a simple answer to  that. When I was a … Full Entry »

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