Spreading Savannah’s Snowdrops

Gain insight into the feelings that go with losing a baby as a mother describes her family's NICU experience and mission to remember their little loved one.

Our Pregnancy Rob and I were ecstatic when we found out I was pregnant in 2014. We had experienced a second trimester miscarriage 5 years earlier and had been dealing with infertility since that time. But our first round of IVF had proved successful. We went to our first ultrasound hoping to see a heartbeat … Read more >>

5 Tips for Infant Reflux

Are you tearing your hair out over a baby who cries, arches, and pukes during feeding? You’ve come to the right place! Triplet parents give tips on dealing with infant reflux.

The first weekend home with James was something out of a horror film. Think a combination of The Exorcist and Scream. James’s tiny body would writhe the second James started sucking at a bottle. After only a few minutes, he’d pull off the nipple and start wailing in pain. We’d watch as tummy spasms turned … Read more >>

My Love-Hate Relationship with Mother’s Day

Understand why Mother’s Day might be difficult for some women by reading a woman’s explanation of her love-hate relationship with Mother’s Day.

I have a love-hate relationship with Mother’s Day. I feel bad saying so, but there it is. My ambivalence toward the holiday surfaced that first year Chris and I tried to get pregnant. As we struggled to start our family over the next 2 years, it snowballed with a heavy lean toward the hate side. … Read more >>

The NICU Survival Guide: 5 Tips for Parents

NICU Survival Guide: 5 Tips for Parents | Learn 5 tips for surviving your babies' NICU journey in this NICU survival guide, created by triplet parents whose babies spent 7 weeks in the NICU.

51, 53, 55—the number of days each of our triplets spent in the NICU. Just 1 day shy of 8 weeks total. This was remarkable, considering they’d been born at 28 weeks, 4 days. Even more remarkable was that they were simply “growers and feeders.” With the exception of a few worrisome medical issues early … Read more >>