Posts tagged "e. coli infection"

Two Weeks in the NICU

Last Week’s Blog > “Preterm and in the NICU” Asher’s E. coli diagnosis resulted in a mandatory two week NICU stay. That was a tough pill to swallow. We were told that E. coli is the leading cause of infant meningitis, which can be life threatening. A spinal tap was the only way the doctors could confirm... Read more »

Preterm and in the NICU

Last Week’s Blog > “All The Single Mothers, Put Your Hands Up!” Asher was born 3 weeks and 2 days early. While in labor (after the epidural, thank goodness!), my OB/GYN warned me that Asher would be considered preterm and as a result a team of doctors from the NICU would need to examine him immediately. She would be unable to place... Read more »

Life As We'd Known It Had Changed

Last Week’s Blog > “Friday, April 24th, 2009: Tough & Terrifying Day!” After the first weekend home, we slowly began to adjust to our new routine. Steve and I were exhausted, nervous and apprehensive about our lack of experience caring for a sick child. We were novices, but wanted so desperately to do everything right.... Read more »
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