NICU Life

Breathing In NICU Air

Breathing In NICU Air
March 26, 2016 No Comments »

Stepping into a Neonatal Intensive Care Unit (NICU) or Special Care Nursery (SCN) for the very first time is emotionally overwhelming and mostly incomprehensible, especially for first time parents. Watching your baby's tiny breaths through their translucent skin is a ... Read More »

Tristan’s NICU/SCN Journey

Tristan’s NICU/SCN Journey
July 4, 2009 No Comments »

Day 1 19/06/09 Tristan Riley arrived at 10:04am on the 19/06/09 at 34+3 weeks gestation. Weighing in at a whooping 3090 grams (exactly twice Brendan’s weight) HC 33cms and L 50cms. Apgars of 6:6:8 Labour… Stage 1: 7 hours Stage 2: ... Read More »

LaToriana – Passion at it’s best!

December 4, 2008 No Comments »

LaToriana is run and owned by the ever so lovely Elizabeth, mum to three premature babies who understands how hard the journey can be for many parents especially after losing two of her own premmie angels. Elizabeth’s passion shines through ... Read More »

Photographing and scrapbooking

August 25, 2008 2 Comments »

I love Talia’s NICU photos, looking back on them now. I wish I had more of them, and I really wish I had some video. I don’t think I realised at the time how important they would become, because when ... Read More »

Premmie Baby Health

June 10, 2008 No Comments »

When you have a premature baby, suddenly you find yourself in an unfamiliar hospital environment where staff talk about medical conditions you may never have heard of before. L’il Aussie Prems is pleased to bring you a series of short ... Read More »

Mothers Day

May 12, 2008 1 Comment »

Last year was my first Mothers Day. It felt much like any other day in the weeks before or after it – trekking in to the hospital, reading the chart to see how much Talia weighed and how much milk ... Read More »