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#1 of 15 Old 12-23-2008, 03:40 PM - Thread Starter
 
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*sigh*

Nathan was basically set to go home on Wednesday morning, but now he is having some issues - low hemoglobin (again), low temperature, and poor feeding out of the blue. I am beyond frustrated and I do not want to do this again. I was in this very hospital two years ago with my 30-weeker.

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I'm so sorry. I know spending the holidays at the hospital must really stink.

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So sorry! I was in the NICU for Christmas two years ago, too. Hope your little guy comes home soon!!
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I'm so sorry!
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I am so sorry. I have spent two Thanksgivings and one Christmas in the hospital and it really does suck. I hope you get to come home soon.

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I'm so sorry
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I'm sorry The christmas I spent in the nicu with my now-5-year old was literally the worst time of my life. (((hugs))))
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Oh, momma, I'm so sorry. I wish I could bring you a Christmas casserole (it'd be turkey free because we're veggies, though...).
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I am so sorry.

I hope your family gives you nothing but hugs and love today.

hugs to Nathan too!

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It's so devistating when you think they are coming home and some new thing comes up

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Myy dd was in a similar situation 3 years ago. She *almost* came home before Christmas but had a few setbacks at the last moment I was devistated and I know you must feel something similar

I know the New Year will bring a wealth of hope and healing for all of your family.
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