Category: Hospital

There once was a child who swallowed a screw

“I ate a screw.” Life is never dull with young children, except I wish it wasn’t quite as exciting as a four-year-old swallowing a hunk of metal.

Five things I’d forgotten about hospitals

They are loud places not very conducive to sleeping. You get checked on a lot. The baby gets checked on a lot. IVs are not only gross to look at, but they make it super-hard to move around. And sleep. And breastfeed. They give you a… Continue Reading “Five things I’d forgotten about hospitals”

Swelling, leg pain, and one very handsome doctor …

Saturday, April 24, 2010 33 weeks, 6 days pregnant So I was in the hospital yesterday … Yeah … I’m pretty sure every preggo woman makes at least one not-sure-if-I-should-go-but-maybe-I-should-because-WTF visit. Yesterday was mine! I had a horrible sleep on Thursday night, and did… Continue Reading “Swelling, leg pain, and one very handsome doctor …”

10 things I learned on our hospital tour

Thursday, April 22, 2010 33 weeks, 4 days pregnant You do need to bring diapers in your hospital bag — two or three dozen. But if you don’t bring diapers, they are not going to let your baby go diaper-less. Hello, mixed messages? They… Continue Reading “10 things I learned on our hospital tour”