• Our Time In The NICU Made Me A Stronger Mom

    2 monthes ago - By Scary Mommy

    Leaving my baby behind was one of the hardest moments of my life.
    Her tiny frame only had a chance to grow for 31 weeks 4 days before she joined the world. Her lungs were too weak to take in the oxygen she needed. Her suck reflex was underdeveloped, prohibiting her small mouth from taking in the nourishment she so desperately needed. Her body temperature plummeted when she was outside her clear plastic box. Hooked up to machines, wires, monitors, and wearing nothing but a diaper small enough to strap on to a Beanie Baby, she lay there and slept. Unaware of how our world took a sudden turn...
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