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Discharge day: What to expect when taking your baby home from the NICU

Discharge day: What to expect when taking your baby home from the NICU

Discharge is pretty much the only thing to look forward to when your baby is in neonatal care… but what’s it actually like when that day finally comes? Here’s my experience.
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Dealing with bad news in the NICU

Dealing with bad news in the NICU

When your baby is sick or premature, one thing you’ll undoubtedly experience is receiving bad news. Here’s my experience and how I tried to deal with it.
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World Prematurity Day 2021: what is it, and why is it important?

I’d never heard about World Prematurity Day… until I had premature babies. This is why the day is so important.
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NICU Awareness Month: helpful resources for parents

NICU Awareness Month: helpful resources for parents

September is NICU Awareness Month. In this post, I share some further information about this event, why it’s important, and some helpful resources for families impacted by having children in neonatal care.
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How does it feel to spend Father’s Day in NICU?

How does it feel to spend Father’s Day in NICU?

I never imagined spending my first Father’s Day as a dad in hospital – yet that’s exactly what happened. This is how it feels to spend Father’s Day in NICU.
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My sons survived the NICU… and so did I

Hi, I’m a dad of twins who were born almost 13 weeks prematurely. They spent 66 days in neonatal intensive care, but managed to overcome health issues to survive. The whole experience took a huge toll on my mental wellbeing, which is why I set up PremDad. This is where I share my experience, and provide resources for families going through the NICU.

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