My preemie's problems

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My preemie's problems

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My daughter has a feeding tube. She was never able to eat by mouth. She has a tube. It's called a gastronomy tube. She also has developmental delays, where she is 20 months now, but she is just crawling. Other conditions that she faces, she has a paralyzed vocal cord from a surgery that she had to fix her heart condition. She also had retinopathy of prematurity, which is a conditions where the blood vessels in the eyes can grow a little funny, and it can lead to blindness. In Charlotte's case, she was able to have surgery, but she does have visual impairment because of it.
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Amanda Knickerbocker

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Amanda Knickerbocker is the wife of a pediatrician, and the mother of two children aged three and twenty months. When her daughter was born at 1.2 Pounds, 11 inches, spending 200 days in the NICU, Amanda began blogging about her family’s experience. She continues to offer support and community to parents of preemies at Understanding Prematurity. 

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