NICU

It was Wednesday morning and my husband and I were on our way back to the hospital for the baby wellness checkup. At this point we hadn’t had our son home with us for a full 24 hours and we were both still on less than 4 hours of sleep in a span of 5 days. Continue reading → NICU

Bilirubin

All babies are checked for Jaundice when they’re born. Jaundice is the yellowing of the skin and eyes due to higher levels of bilirubin. Bilirubin is a yellow substance that the body creates when it replaces old red blood cells and is removed from the body by the baby’s bowel movements. Continue reading → Bilirubin