• Life in the NICU – Meeting First Milestones

    Life in the NICU – Meeting First Milestones

    To wrap up our series, I’m highlighting a few of Rosie’s celebratory first milestones in the NICU. The NICU journey is all about meeting milestones. To graduate from the NICU at North York General, Rosie had to meet three requirements: A minimum weight of 1800g Be medically stable Feed orally through the breast and/or bottle. Along with these, Rosie met many other milestones along the way. The chain of colourful beads in the feature picture is a milestone chain. This was provided by the hospital staff to recognize Rosie’s progress. Take a look at a few of Rosie’s “firsts” in the NICU.

  • How God Sustained Us in the NICU
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    How God Sustained Us in the NICU

    Our God sustains us by His truth. How God sustained us in the NICU, through the anxiety, uncertainty, and powerlessness, was no different. Though our faith was shaken and put under trial, our knowledge of God strengthened us to know how to process our situation and how to live through it. Here are 3 truths Eunice and I clung to during our baby’s time in the hospital:

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    Life in the NICU – Rosie’s Medical Hurdles

    Our adventure continues with our experience in the Neonatal Intensive Care Unit (NICU) following Rosie’s birth. *This is PART 2 in our series recounting Rosie’s birth story (check out PART 1). “And though she be but little she is fierce” – Shakespeare Rosemary was born at 32 weeks and spent the first five weeks of her life in the NICU.