Waiting to Exhale: One Mom Finds Her Breath Again

I held my breath in that moment when you were born. I held my breath as I gently but firmly ordered you to breathe, to stay here with us as I flicked the soles of your feet and the Midwife administered oxygen. I held my breath that morning five days later as the words carefully tumbled out of the Neurologist's mouth... "As I suspected, your daughter has suffered a serious brain injury."...more
That was very moving and powerful. You are an amazing woman. Breathe. :)more