Posts tagged "NICU"

Back To Reality: The Trifecta

Both of my babies slept a lot, but for very different reasons. I love how Atia's touching Asher, as if she's making sure that he's real.
My Previous Blog Entry: “DINA MANZO’S INTERVIEW PODCAST: The Real Housewives of New Jersey” Well, the fantasy of hobnobbing with the stars is over and as the fairy godmother said in Cinderella, “On the stroke of twelve, the spell will be broken, and everything will be as it was before.” Dropping us back into reality and... Read more »

Postpartum Depression: PART 2

My newborn son and my daughter undergoing intense chemotherapy.
Last Week’s Blog > “It All Caved in on Me: Postpartum Depression” Today’s entry is a continuation of last week’s. As I mentioned, it’s frightening exposing my innermost feelings, emotions and experiences for all to see, to judge, to read. I feel naked and extraordinarily vulnerable. My hope is that my message will bring comfort to those going... Read more »

It All Caved in on Me: Postpartum Depression

Kendra Wilkinson-Baskett and son, Hank IV
Last Week’s Blog > ‘Random Acts of Kindness: The San Diego Rock ‘n’ Roll Marathon’  Leaving the hospital after giving birth is an exciting, monumental experience. It signals the beginning of your new life as parents (or your new life as parents of two or more). It also means that you finally get to introduce... Read more »
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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 »