At 26 gestational weeks, after an amniocentesis and genetic testing, he was diagnosed with Diastrophic Dysplasia, a rare type of dwarfism.
Now 8 years old, our son Kai is happy, healthy, and enjoying life.
The purpose of this blog is to lend support and encouragement to others in similar situations and to share the tremendous experiences we've had and will continue to have as we raise our little, little boy.
Tuesday, July 28, 2009
Friday, July 24, 2009
It has been so hot this summer. One night I stripped The Boy down and put him to bed wearing only a diaper.
We are in the middle of moving from Salem, Oregon to Kennewick, Washington. Poor little butter bean has had to just entertain himself while I pack.
Wednesday, July 22, 2009
Thursday, July 16, 2009
I have been trying to avoid him all day in the hopes that he will forget all about me (and therefore all about breastfeeding) but that's hard to do when you're the sole care-provider.