Amber. A Labour of Love.

After having one prem baby already, I was pretty determined to not have another.  Not because Having my 31 weaker was horrific, he was very strong!  But because I didn’t want to pump!  There was no reason found for Atticus being born early and no reason for this pregnancy to be early too.  But I…

Carmen. A parenting journey, stripped bare.

I watched my baby grow through a perspex window. Day by day, hour by hour, minute by minute. I learned how slippery time could be in neonatal intensive care (NICU). Horror-filled seconds would expand with the shriek of an alarm, only for precious hours to melt away when his breath was close to mine. My…