By A NICU Daddy – Part Two

As promised, here is part two of Jack's journey from his Daddy's point of view. It picks up where we left off as Andrew had been to visit Jack for the first time a couple of hours after birth then it was time to nip home for a sleep after such and emotional 24 hours. … Continue reading By A NICU Daddy – Part Two


Happy First Birthday Jack!

I cannot believe it's been a whole year. The last few days have been a roller coaster of emotions. Last Thursday, 17th November, was both World Prematurity Day and one year since I was sent to hospital and told my baby would be born at less than 29 weeks. I kept looking at the clock … Continue reading Happy First Birthday Jack!

By a NICU Daddy – Part One

This is the first part of a very special series of guest blog posts. My husband has written down Jack's journey from his point of view and I have to admit that when I read through them it was emotional. He remembers some things in this post that I had maybe blocked out or forgotten … Continue reading By a NICU Daddy – Part One


Oh god, is that a snuffle?

The month of November is here. The big one. The important month. Jack's birthday month and also World Prematurity Month. Where has the year gone? World Prematurity Month last year saw the arrival of my premature son. This year sees him turn one whole year old. World Prematurity Day last year was on 17th November … Continue reading Oh god, is that a snuffle?


Things I didn’t know about Pregnancy and Beyond

There are things that everyone knew about pregnancy, birth and babies. And people don't know much about prematurity unless they've been there. Here are some things that surprised me! When you get pregnant, generally you want to wait until the first scan before telling people, just in case. Or until the first trimester is over … Continue reading Things I didn’t know about Pregnancy and Beyond