Here’s a picture of Joy on her eight-month birthday.
When Joy was almost five weeks old, her breathing tube was removed and she was put on a nasal cannula. Her vent had been reduced to the lowest pressure because the doctors had decided it was time to remove her breathing tube and take her off the ventilator. (As babies become more stable, they “graduate” … Read More…
Kangaroo care is a special way of holding your baby: A parent (mom or dad) takes their shirt off and lies down and then a nurse places the baby on the mom or dad’s chest. Two days after Joy’s one-month birthday, I received the greatest gift: I kangarooed! Waiting for days, weeks or even months … Read More…
Cute St. Patricks Day Outfits – Here’s Joy in her cute St. Patrick’s Day outfit.
Our Disney Princess – Joy on her first trip to Disney World.
Joy’s first trip to Disney World was in January of 2013. Here she is – a Mouseketeer.
Baby Baptism – Joy’s christening was in November when she was about six months old.
Baby First Valentines Day. Here’s Mommy’s precious little Valentine.
Baby First Thanksgiving! Here’s out micro preemie, Joy, on her first Thanksgiving. She was almost seven months old.
Joy’s preemie eyes are open! This is a picture of her at three days old, before she was switched to the shaking oscillator vent. Her fingers look so small wrapped around my hand. I was still very sick and in the hospital. This was the second time I saw her. I could swear that she … Read More…