Posts by Sally Barker

Caring for Babies in NICU & Other Children at Home

It’s a challenging time having babies in the Neonatal Intensive Care Unit (NICU) and even more so when you have other children at home to take care of. When you’re going through your NICU journey you will need support, however, asking for help doesn’t come easily to some people. It’s important to remember that it’s…

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Angel Babies

They’re known as Angel Babies. They’re the precious souls who didn’t make it into the world alive, or they were only here long enough to exhale a few short breaths of love before passing away. The sad reality of carrying multiples is that compared with singletons, babies from multiple pregnancies have a substantially higher rate…

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Multiples, Prematurity, & NICU

The news that you’re expecting multiples is often met with a range of emotions, from shock-to-excitement, and then the reality of what lies ahead sets in. Oftentimes, that reality is that your babies have a significant chance of being born prematurely or pre-term. In fact, statistics show that more than 50 per cent of twins are…

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How To Prepare For The Birth of Your Twins

Birth. The topic can get as heated as bringing up politics, religion, or vaccinations at a dinner party. There are many people who have incredibly strong opinions on the matter, oftentimes formed on the basis of misguided information. You’ve probably heard people say things along the lines of, ‘women have been giving birth to babies…

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How To Keep Your Relationship on Track When Having Twins

It’s no secret that carrying more than one baby at a time puts enormous pressure on your couple relationship. And with multiples, there’s the increased risk of complications that are mixed in with being concerned about how your family unit is going to operate when you take home more than one baby Many well-intentioned friends…

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