Posts Tagged ‘hospital’

Why Give Birth in a Hospital?

Today’s post is the second in the series: HDYDI, Choose the Right Birth Plan; click here to read about non-medicated, natural births and home births. Help me welcome Lisa Schmidt, blogger at The Practicing Catholic. Lisa and I first *met* via Twitter over our shared love of the Cyclones, Men’s Basketball Coach Hoiberg and Catholicism.…

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My daughter is my hero!

Last Thursday, we trekked up to the outpatient surgery building, near Dell Children’s, for yet another surgery.  Same anxiety, different child. We’ve had some speech concerns about Anna-Laura and after a consult with an ENT and a speech pathologist, we decided that a tongue clipping was in order.  It was relatively minor surgery but it…

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Sibling Tees

For weeks, I scoured cyberspace in search of some really cute sibling shirts.  I didn’t want something from Target (although, I do love me a good Target find), but rather something that was a keepsake for the kids.  And, I didn’t want it to cost an arm and a leg.  I stumbled upon Zoey’s Attic and…

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Nurses Rock

Since I’m in the thanksgiving mood and because I know that some of them stalk us in cyberspace…this post is for Luke’s many, many, many nurses. We began Luke’s journey at Seton Main’s NICU.  Those first couple of days, I vaguely remember some really nice people taking care of Luke, but my eyes were fixated…

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If I may…

I’d really like to vent for a moment. Having a child in the NICU sucks eggs.  It’s hard on your heart, your health and your sanity.  But you know what stinks even more?  Dealing with the insurance company.  Doesn’t matter which one, they’re all in the same boat. I’ve found more mistakes on our EOBs…

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