Our blenderized diet experience so far

We are now about four months into the blenderized diet. The results so far: – Olivia has gained almost double her body weight going from a scary 13lbs to 23.5lbs – Vomiting every single feed we were capable of getting in her to barely spitting up – Olivia went from severe constipation – severe diarrhoea to stooling healthily 1-2 times…

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Induction, Stitches and Nicu : My birth story 

19th August 2015 – 8 days old When we discovered Sofiya had suffered a perinatal stroke in her occipital lobe, we were shocked, to say the least. I had always associated having a stroke with older people. Discovering it’s common for a newborn baby to suffer from one left me completely dumbfounded. The Consultant pulled Me and Michael to one…

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The Early Days ~ part two 

Coming home, Today and everything in between. We came home in March 2013 and as I’m writing this its November 2016. A lot has happened in the last 3 years, Epilepsy diagnoses, feeding tubes, Surgeries and having another baby Sofiya Poppy Koropisz.  We enjoyed the typical family life of having a newborn baby, and for a while we felt “normal”.…

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Fear is a liar 

“I feared because it was too early, I cried because it was too soon. Yet I underestimated the strength in one so small.”  World prematurity day ~ 17.11.16 The above was my Instagram post I published in support of world prematurity day, Even though it’s been almost 4 years since Olivia was born reminiscing is still upsetting & I think…

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