Monthly Archives: March 2013

Sleep deprived anyone?

I really despise those articles that smugly inform you to: “Forget about the dishes, laundry and other housework; sleep when your baby sleeps”. This is only vaguely possible with your first child, and even then it only works for a … Continue reading

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The Neonatal Intensive Care Uni(t)verse- the good

The time is never perfect for having a baby. You will never have enough money, enough time or just the right window in your career to take years off to raise a little one. But nothing can ever sufficiently prepare you for having a … Continue reading

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The Neonatal Intensive Care Uni(t)verse- the bad

My baby girl weighs 3.65 kg, she fits nicely into her newborn clothes now. She is 10 weeks old. When she was born at less than half of that, 1.78kg, she was only at 35 weeks gestation and small, even … Continue reading

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The Neonatal Intensive Care Uni(t)verse – the ugly

It is September 2011 and as I pick up the pack of teeny, tiny premature baby diapers to use as props for a friend’s baby shower, I wonder if it is not perhaps tempting fate, or asking for trouble to … Continue reading

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