Dealing with the Loss of a Tiny Patient

Dealing With the Loss of a Tiny Patient

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By Lori Boggan

I have worked with babies as a neonatal nurse for nearly twelve years.  In that time I have seen countless well babies, premature babies, babies with heart defects or bowel defects, and babies born with Down syndrome or syndromes incompatible with life.  I have seen babies die.  It happens and is the sad, unfortunate part of the job. It’s sad for the parents and family that longed for this little person and lost.  It’s sad for the medical team that worked so hard to give the baby a fighting chance and lost.  So how does one overcome a particularly poignant loss?

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Yoga Retreat in Sweden, June 2016

In need of relaxation and renewal and have the urge to travel? Join Lori (Neonurse) and Jessica along the west coast of Sweden for a transformative four day, three night yoga retreat at the luxurious Arken Hotel & Art Garden Spa along Gothenburg’s stunning archipelago. Experience Swedish food, Swedish spa culture, and total avslappning (Swedish for relaxation). Explore the Ashtanga Primary Series with authorized teacher, Jessica, and learn to unwind and destress with a daily restorative class led by Lori. No previous yoga experience necessary.

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