Look at who’s a month old already!

      This first month of Tim’s life has gone by so quickly. I still can’t believe that he’s here, yet paradoxially, it also feels like he’s been a part of our family forever. I simply can’t imagine life without him. Please don’t forget Tim’s Journey, and please do donate anything you can so… Read More

Tim’s Journey

    Our 13th child was born on 15th February 2014.  Despite being born at full term gestation at 37+4 weeks, Tim had difficulty breathing and spent the first week of his life in special care. Here is his story:     None of our other children had needed special care before – not even… Read More

Tim Update: Day 7

    You know how they say a picture paints a thousand words? Here is our picture:                   Blog this! Bookmark on Delicious Digg this post Recommend on Facebook Share on faves Buzz it up Share on Linkedin share via Reddit Share with Stumblers Share on technorati… Read More

Tim Update: Day 6

    We returned to the unit yesterday morning to discover that Tim’s jaundice levels had still not decreased enough, resulting in an extended few hours under the bili lamp. At lunchtime his levels were measured again to finally show the drop we had been waiting for. His feeding became more established, moving completely off… Read More

Tim Update: Day 5

    After the progress of the previous day, yesterday turned out to be far less eventful. They are still trying to establish Tim’s feeding and weaning him completely off the tube. Precisely measured amounts are fed to him, alternating between tube and bottle feeding. We have been left hopeful when he has tolerated feeds,… Read More

Tim Update: A GOOD Day!

    I didn’t have a chance to update yesterday. It was a busy day. It was a GOOD day! The previous night was restless and emotional for me. Tim was unable to keep his tube feeds down. I was consumed with mummy-guilt, questioning how I could possibly have avoided this unexpected, unwanted introduction to… Read More