There comes a point in a long NICU stay when the nurses have said about six times that you’re the “most intensely committed parent” they’ve seen in a while, and you’re beginning to understand that this is not necessarily a compliment. Even though they’re trained to deal with frazzled parents, what this means is that they’d really appreciate it if you bathed and could say more than three sentences without one of them being “Oh my God!” [Read the rest of the post on PreemieBabies101, where it was first posted yesterday!]

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