Tuesday, September 27, 2016

Holding her breath for a miracle

We read a lot about modern medical miracle work, especially what can be done for babies born with serious problems, writes Brian Byrne.

It truly is amazing what can be done these days for children with the most extreme health difficulties. And it’s getting better all the time.

But for the parents, especially the mother, it’s the most traumatic experience they are likely to have. Local writer Louise O’Gorman has put that feeling into perspective in a piece just published on The M Word blog.

Holding My Breath: My ECMO Baby And Me is very well worth reading. Really worth while.