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  1. 6 months on...

    My beautiful girl is now six months old, and I have finally read the diary that i wrote while she was in hospital. Mostly I wrote it so we'd remember in 10 years, so we could show her what she put us through! I don't expect people would really want to read through all my thoughts and her treatment, but I thought maybe there are some expectant parents wondering what it might be like, or thinking "do other babies have as many drugs and wires going into their tiny little bodies". ...
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  2. Sienna Story - Pt 2

    She grasped Dan’s finger too. On the evening the Doctors told us she had really improved over the past 36 hours and was looking much better. Great news.


    Day 11 - Wednesday 8th October 2008

    They have started to reduce some of Sienna’s medication. She is now off both blood pressure medications. Yay! They have started to reduce her nitric oxide (from 20 to 10 today), which is a big thing as she can‘t come off the ventilator until she‘s off the nitric. Sienna‘s ...
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  3. Sienna's Story - My Diary

    Day 1 - 28th September, 2008

    Sienna , Our gorgeous girl was born today!!!

    The labour, looking back was pretty much textbook. My water broke at home at 9.30pm on Saturday 27th September (Grand Final Day). Dan was drinking at a friends place. He was sure Sienna wouldn’t arrive today, so thought it would be safe to have a few. Had to get his brother Jack to pick him up because he couldn’t drive.
    My midwife at the Royal Women’s told me to relax at home, as my contractions ...
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  4. First post..first update.

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    So today, my baby girl is 26 days old. And what a rough 26 days it's been!

    I went into labor at around 10:30 on St. Patrick's Day. Labor lasted a little over 11 hours, and my little angel was born at 9:40 am on March 18th at Women & Infants' Hospital in Providence.

    And what a feeling! She was 7 pounds, 11 ounces and about 20 inches long. (They never officially measured ...
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  5. Volunteering

    I was just wondering. I e-mailed several people about trying to volunteer and havent heard anything back. Our daughter passed away on 2-26-09 and we really want to do something to help out others going thru this
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