Zoo Trip!

July 12, 2013 by · Leave a Comment
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Last week, Liam had an appointment with his cardiologist in Jackson and we found out he will have to have another heart cath in October.  We were really upset, so we decided to cheer ourselves up and went to the zoo.  Although the Jackson Zoo is small and needs a makeover, it was a really good time.  Oh and please ignore his mismatched outfit, he threw up all over his clothes on the way to Jackson and this is a back up outfit. :)

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Liam’s Helmet

May 8, 2013 by · 4 Comments
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Liam was diagnosed with Plagiocephaly  about a month or so ago, although we knew his head was misshapen way before that.  At first, the doctors blamed it on his vacuum extraction.  Then they told us to switch the side of the crib he sleeps on.  This helped but didn't solve the problem.  About 2 months ago, Liam's physical therapist told us that she felt like Liam needed a helmet and that we would need a referral from his neurologist.  We saw his neurologist and talked to him about...

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Liam’s Birth Story

March 14, 2013 by · 8 Comments
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I wanted to have Liam naturally.  I took the childbirth classes at the hospital, read Ina May's Guide to Childbirth and even watched The Business of Being Born like 3 times.  I really thought I could do it.  Since I was having high blood pressure issues, my doctor decided to induce me a week early using Pitocin.  At 39 weeks I was huge and miserable and just agreed with him.  As soon as my Pitocin fueled contractions started I knew that my doctor clearly hated me (not really).  And...

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