Hospital Moments

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  1. Kristen says:

    That is a beautiful true story and a great testament to why babies should be held by their mothers even when on ventilators and on oxygen. If they feel comfortable in their mothers arms of course they are going to feel more comfortable and breathe better. When my middle child (only son) was born they had him on oxygen and would not let me hold him. After two days of brief visits to the nursery (I had a c-section) I broke down and as a result my mother barged into the nursery where he was being kept and demanded that I hold him even with all the wires, beepers etc. on. I held him for the first time and his oxygen levels instantly went up and stayed there.

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  2. January 17, 2012

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