Marian. Dinner for Two.

The following story, about breastfeeding premature twin babies in the NICU is reblogged with the kind permission of Marian Hazel. In her blog, The Hut Chronicles, she talks about babies, good food, motherhood, gardens, flowers, baking, recipes, and her dogs. In the first few weeks after the girls were born Kanga cuddles were the highlight of…

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…