All Blog Posts Tagged 'Hospital' (12)

Top 10 Baby Items to Pack in My Newborns Hospital Bag

What should I pack for my baby while staying at the hospital?  Depending on the hospital that you are delivering at most of the time the hospital will provide you and your baby with basic necessities.  In fact, when I was pregnant with my first baby I had no idea what I needed to take with me so I was stuffing all of the basic items that I might need…


Added by Christy Garrett on July 25, 2013 at 5:47pm — No Comments

What to Expect When You are Discharged From the Hospital After a C-Section

A normal hospital stay for a c-section delivery is 3 to 4 days depending on your hospital’s policy, doctor, your health, and your babies health.  Once the hospital discharges you, it is important that you have help once you get home so that you can rest as much as possible.  I remember when they were getting ready to…


Added by Christy Garrett on January 18, 2013 at 5:30pm — No Comments

Our Next Leg - Weeks 12-15

It's been some time since I've written and that's been for several reasons.  Firstly, Dylan had several set backs the past few weeks.  She had seizures, then an asthma attack that put her back on the vent, then two infections in her trach tube and finally, her spasticity has gotten progressively worse each week.  I was emotionally drained a bit more each week and got to my lowest point during Week 13 where I just wasn't sure if I would be able to take anymore setbacks.  But as usual, God was…


Added by Dyan Stephens on September 26, 2012 at 2:31pm — No Comments

Our Next Leg - Weeks 9-11

Hello MBC'ers!  My daughter, Dylan, suffered a severe asthma attack and seizures this Mother's Day (May 13th).  She was without oxygen for quite some time and now is battling brain damage.  The focus of my blog is now on the next leg of our journey....

These last few weeks have been rough.  Other words that come to mind to describe it are shitty, unbearable, exhausting and nerve-racking.  Dylan has been dealing with seizures and brainstorming (which means she had…


Added by Dyan Stephens on August 29, 2012 at 3:30am — No Comments

A 4d, produced Baby scan DVD!! I’m so excited, I just had to post a quick one about this!

The time has come for another (better) look at Baby Pregnantcitygirl. By another look I mean a 3d/4d scan. For those of you not in the know these are the latest in technological advance in the baby scan world; the Rolls Royce of scans! You can have them done anywhere from 25 weeks onwards, the later in the pregnancy the better the result. We have had a few 3d scans done already, early on at the CRGH and one that I mentioned in a previous post privately at the Royal Free (we are so dying to…


Added by Pregnantcitygirl on September 2, 2011 at 1:42pm — No Comments

The MOTHER of all Hospital Bag Checklists


My focus these days, purely involved what’s going in my hospital bag, and that’s it. With only 3 weeks until my expected due date, I think my timing is quite perfect! I’m a little bit crazy when it comes to packing for events and trips and…


Added by Tairalyn on August 16, 2011 at 8:42pm — No Comments

Do you ever have Mom failure moments?

You know, the times where you feel like you messed up, or forgot something really important about your child or their schedule? 

I just got a call from the Children's Hospital reminding me and giving me instructions for Levi's MRI appointment on Monday. Come again?  MRI? Monday?  Uh, okay...if you say so...wait, why wasn't I notified of this earlier?

Apparently I was notified, back in January. Just a few days after his two week post-op appointment.  At least that's what…


Added by JENNIFER CURTIS on February 25, 2011 at 12:33am — No Comments

What are you thankful for this holiday season?

It's so easy to get caught up on the materialistic aspect that seems to come hand-in-hand with the upcoming holiday season. Seriously? Thanksgiving? I think more people are excited about Black Friday. But let's pause for a moment and really think, what are you thankful for this holiday season?

Me? I'm thankful for my family and their good health. It's… Continue

Added by Megan Rebelo on November 22, 2010 at 11:20pm — No Comments

I hear me

I hear myself

On way to hospital

Gabby used to be a very sweet, loving and affectionate child. She let me feed her as a toddler probably longer than I should have, she always liked to sleep in my bed or sit in my lap to watch a movie. Giving me kisses and rubbing noses was a regular in…


Added by Dwan Perrin on January 23, 2010 at 5:55pm — No Comments

Give a Little "PINK" to Children's Hospital this Holiday Season! has teamed with Children’s National Medical Center in Washington DC to bring ill little girls some “pink” this holiday season. We are collecting and distributing pink (we’ll take other colors too!) items such as toys, electronics, books, games, and clothing to girls ages 0-18 who will be spending the holidays in the hospital. It’s our way of helping to spread the “girl-power” and love that all girls – healthy and suffering… Continue

Added by Elizabeth on November 10, 2009 at 3:37pm — No Comments

Your Thoughts...

I want to invite everyone to check out my blog, Your Thoughts... Development, Children, and Life...

This week I have discussed infant mortality, birthing options, etc. I would really love to hear more from those with experience, opinions, ideas... and really tough questions like- How does Universal health Care intend to make a difference with… Continue

Added by Valerie on October 28, 2009 at 7:44am — No Comments


He lies motionless in an unfamiliar place

He tries to view his world

Only to be met with nothingness

Faded mutterings of peculiar articulations

Surround his being

Taunting his curiosity

Focus . . .

His recognition fails, once more

He knows someone is there

Somewhere in the darkness


The shuffling of footsteps

On a rigid…

Added by Angela McCoy on May 29, 2009 at 10:00am — No Comments

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