A Parent Is Born
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A Parent Is Born

What I Learned from Colic

And how I approach each “stage” of childhood.

Photo by Sandra Seitamaa on Unsplash

Our daughter was born with jaundice. A common medical condition among newborns. She did not want to eat, she only wanted to sleep, and she needed to be on a UV light pad 24/7.

We pushed through jaundice, were diligent in feeding her (with a dropper syringe because she wouldn’t wake to feed), and kept her on the UV pad…

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