14 Month Update

Oh my goodness, it’s hard to believe I haven’t done an update on Hannah in 5 months! We have been very, very busy, and she has done so much growing and developing. Hannah has been crawling for the past several weeks! She had been trying to so long, and now that she’s got it down, … More 14 Month Update

Jeremiah’s Story

This is a guest post written by Rachel Powers: Shortly after my husband and I found out that baby #2 was a boy (our oldest is a girl), we tossed around nursery theme ideas. We decided to create a C.S. Lewis/Narnia-inspired nursery with lions (who doesn’t love Aslan?!). We hung up quotes on the wall … More Jeremiah’s Story

7 Things Medical Professionals Should Stop Doing

After going through five hospitalizations with Hannah, I have dealt with just about everyone in the medical field. Attendings, fellows, residents, nurses, medical students, child life specialists, respiratory therapists, I could go on. If they work in a hospital, I have probably come in contact with them. Most of our experiences have been excellent, but … More 7 Things Medical Professionals Should Stop Doing

Getting Our Prenatal Down Syndrome Diagnosis… The Second Time

We are fairly unique in that we have had two children with Down Syndrome. After Hannah was born, a geneticist from Nationwide Children’s Hospital (where she spent time in the NICU) came to talk with us, and she basically said some people are more prone to having children with Trisomy 21 than others. She presented … More Getting Our Prenatal Down Syndrome Diagnosis… The Second Time