With the NICU reunion approaching, our family is becoming more and more excited to see all the familiar faces that helped save our babies lives.
Archives for September 2012
I know I’ve said it before, but we are privileged to have a hospital that cares to ask its employees and parents for input on how to create the best hospital around. The second town hall meeting consisted of a few parents from the previous meeting as well as new faces and employees. Again, we […]
We were excited about the Walk for Babies for weeks here at our house. You couldn’t tell by the date we registered, since we did it, well, like we do most things around this house—a little later than everyone else (that’s why most of our friends have kids who are in school already!).
Even though Heinz Pak was born with a hole in his heart, it didn’t stop him from being an active kid and adult. When he was 3 weeks old, Heinz was diagnosed with ventricular septal defect (VSD), which can be one or more holes in the wall that separates the right and left ventricles of the heart. VSD is one of the most common congenital (present from birth) heart defects.
For the first few weeks that Bekah was a tenant of Akron Children’s NICU, we spent most of our time worrying about what exactly was going on with her. As the days went by and she became more stable, we began to notice that there were tons of other sick babies. Some of those babies […]
If you ask anyone who knows me or somewhat knows me, they’ll tell you that one of my favorite free time activities – behind spending time with my amazing husband and little man – is attending garage sales.