Brooks’ ultrasound came back abnormal during his mom’s pregnancy. It was discovered that he had a mass on his left lung. Between that and his mom’s high blood pressure, doctors decided to deliver him at 37 weeks. When the doctors operated to remove the mass, it got even more complicated as they realized part of […]
A’Riyah’s mama spent some time on bedrest before she was born at 29 weeks gestation weighing a petite 2lb 9oz. Other than being on oxygen for a while, she did pretty well during her NICU admission. She worked on feedings and growing until she got to go home with her mother. We are so happy for them!
Liam and Lucas surprised mom and dad when they decided to come at just 25 weeks gestation! Liam had a Grade 4 brain bleed and a PDA in his heart that required surgery at the University of Iowa Hospital. Lucas also had a PDA but his doctors felt it would close on its own so […]
Thor is actually a twin to sister Freya! Freya did very well after they arrived a little early at 35 weeks gestation. Thor was admitted to the NICU because he was having issues breathing and then had to overcome pneumonia during his admission. Mom and dad had their hands full with one twin in the […]
Aurora and Finley shared a placenta in utero that needed medical intervention to be corrected. After the surgery, their mama remained on bedrest in the hospital for a few weeks until they were born around 30 weeks. They weighed 2lb 7oz and 2lb 5oz at birth. After spending some time in the NICU, mom and […]
Myles was born at 30 weeks when his mom’s water broke unexpectedly. He weighed 3lb 7oz. Mom and Dad were busy trying to juggle work, two older siblings at home, and traveling 2 hours one way to get to the NICU to visit Myles. They could not have been more happy when this little guy […]