Jedan dan u životu majke koja ima četvorke: Pelene mijenja i do 30 puta
Sigurno je da ste nebrojeno puta sjedili s mladim roditeljima kojima je rođenje prvog djeteta u potpunosti promijenili svakodnevicu, te im se, kako ističu, čini da nemaju vremena za većinu stvari koje su radili prije. No, jeste li ikada upoznali roditelje koji imaju četvorke?
Pogledajte kako izgleda samo jedan dan u životu majke koja ima četvorke i jednog starijeg sina. Riječ je o Kendall MacDonald, a donosimo vam neke od njenih objava s Instagrama.
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One day late but it still counts. Yesterday was world prematurity day and it also marks one whole year of being together at home as a family of seven. We always knew the quads would be born premature it was just a matter of when. We were told if they were born before 25 weeks it wouldn’t be likely they wouldn’t survive considering they were a higher multiple birth, but if I made it to 28 weeks that would give them a better fighting chance. The uncertainty the whole pregnancy was so hard, we never knew what was going to be the outcome once they were born. I made it to 28.3 weeks before going into spontaneous labour and they were born a couple of hours later at 28.4 weeks ranging from 1100 grams to 1300 grams. I don’t think any amount of prep could prepare you for a long stay in NICU especially with very premature babies hooked up to breathing gears, feeding tubes, lines, wires and monitors. I couldn’t even keep up with the amount of times a baby would stop breathing and their heart would stop. Overall despite the lovely staff and the families around that became friends, NICU and SCBU was hard and I was happy once it was over. We spent 96 nights in the Ronald McDonald House, 10 weeks in NICU and another 4 weeks in SCBU before welcoming our last quad home. Finally being all together and moving forward onto our next journey was exciting but also scary – we had waited for that moment since we found out I was pregnant! 🌸🦋🦊🌻