It is Neonatal Intensive Care Unit awareness month, the journey we have been on has been a rollercoaster of emotions. Eli and I will forever have the beeping of the machines in our heads, and the memories of all the wonderful amazing nurses Sophie had. Sophie stayed in the duck suite 🐣 Odly enough for our baby shower, she received onesies/outfits/toys that were all ducks. She also received a lot of outfits that had owls on them -Sophie means wisdom in Greek- owls are a symbol of wisdom. Everything was connecting and somehow that was comforting to me. 🌀 I remember never wanting to leave her side, I made Eli sleep in a recliner, I also made him sleep on a teeny tiny couch because the thought of leaving her at the hospital just broke my heart. I never wanted her to be alone. We even slept in the Emergency Room for parents that were driving from out of town, the front desk ladies were gracious enough to offer it to us 3 times...and at 12 am and 3 am I would waddle my sore/aching/stitched up ass over to the duck suite just to see my girl and bring her my milk 🍼The day we brought her home, we were so thrilled and welled up with so many emotions. We finally got to be 'those other people in the hospital'. Everyday we watched someone bring home their baby wishing so badly it was us, but little did we know, it was all on Sophie's timing ⏰ We have come a long way, and so has Sophie, she even received a little giftbag from her therapists to help her balance toys and and feel different textures. I wouldn't have it any other way. Little bug we are so blessed and lucky to have you in our lives, you make everything okay 🐞👪💖☄✨🎆 #nic#nicuawareness #nicu
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When you're carrying the weight of the world in your arms...💗💗💗#heavyhugsorg @heavyhugsorg #weightedblanket #nicu #heavyhugs #momlife #parentlife #getwellbaby #hospital #hospitallife
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A surprise birthday. 16 heart-wrenching days in the NICU. The ultimate graduation day. The sweetest homecoming. One month of every emotion possible; the biggest and most profound? Love. We love you so much, our little warrior. #onemonthold #preemie #nicu #thelowerys🐶🐈🐈🍼 #baby #graduation #newborn #newparents
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@via@viandjax mama is turning 34 today! To celebrate she's opening her shop for two hours tonight at 6pm MST for a 34% off sale! Set your clocks! . #Repost @viandjax (@get_repost) ・・・ Did you hear ??! This mama turns 34 tommorrow 🙌🏽🙌🏽 to celebrate I'm having a 2 hour 34% off sale !!!! Starting at 6pm MST !!!!! Tag ur friends cause u sooo don't wanna miss out !!!! • • • • • #instafashion #baby #igkiddies #smallshoplove #lookoftheday #shopsmall #bab#babiesofinstagram #babyfashion #trendykiddies #trendytots #littleandbrave #babyclothes #fir#firstbirthdayparty #madetoorder #pre#preemiepower #preemie #babyboutique #canadianmade #nicu #livethelittlethings #letthembelittle #cameramama #kidsclothes #darlingmovement #babiesofinstagram #firstbirthday #candidchildhood #toddlerfashion #kidsootd
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6 years ago today @rebeccadervan and I walked in the #NICU and walked out holding you overwhelmed by God's grace. #TeamDervan
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🙏❤Moms your appreciated and loved more then you know. #nic#nicumom #momsofnicu #support #nicu
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September is NICU awareness month . We are so thankful for @lluchildrens and their staff . #nic#nicuenessmonth #lovinghands #nicu #nicunurse
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I look at her and the first thing I think is, she looks like her daddy 😂 #CDH #cdhawareness #NICU #warrior
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My brave little boy, you are my everything and I love you more than anything in this world. (Just don't tell Daddy I said that!!) I can't wait to get you home and watch you grow. So thankful and lucky to be your Momma. Keep growing big and strong baby! 👶🏼💙👣 #WaylonEdgar #baby #boy #babyboy #nicu #preemie #rainbowbaby #32weeker #premature #motherandson
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