Posts tagged "preterm birth"

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 »

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 »
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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 »

But It's Not Time Yet...

Last Week’s First Blog > “An Ultrasound, A Hospital Tour & A Spinal Tap” Last Week’s Second Blog > “Weekly Reader’s Choice Finalist” As I mentioned in last week’s entry, on Friday October 9th, I was 36 weeks 5 days pregnant. I had been experiencing contractions all day long, including the six hours spent at... Read more »