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Generous Ventricles

The hardest day to get through was Wednesday, the day after we got the news that London would need an MRI and a neurosurgery consult. Though we knew that the challenges of having a preemie were not over, we did not expect to encounter an obstacle quite as scary as this. 908 more words



Everyone knows being a parent is hard. You think you might be prepared, you’ve read the books, you’ve pinned countless articles about prepping for a baby and how to tame a toddler tantrum, and while you were pregnant you got PLENTY of advice about parenting that (depending on how late in your pregnancy) is sometimes unwanted. 606 more words


Spread Awareness of Hydrocephalus on Rare Disease Day 2015

Spread Awareness of Hydrocephalus for this 2015 Rare Disease Day.

Hydrocephalus, which occurs in fetuses in 1 in every 500-1000 births, also occurs from cysts and tumors in children, in adults and seniors post trauma, and idiopathicly or naturally from aging. 738 more words


A glimmer of hope

Yesterday we met with the developmental optician I told you about.  It was everything we wanted from this doctor (any doctor!!) and more!

Dr. M was calm, intelligent and intuitive.  2.145 more words

There's never a dull moment in the Smith household!

It’s been a busy time since our last post to this blog! We have made good progress with all things triathlon related…..we’ve booked our flights and car, sorted our accommodation, reserved bikes and ‘booked’ the kids in with Mum for the weekend of the event. 667 more words

Birmingham Childrens Hospital