After 172 days in the NICU, Paige is finally coming home. This journey has been the most challenging thing we have ever gone through. We have had late night and early morning phone calls saying we needed to come in quick. We have been through 5 surgeries, infections, numerous blood transfusions, being in isolation, complications from procedures, and the loss of our sweet daughter Amelia. We have had 172 days of leaving the hospital and not bringing her home. We have had days that all we could do was just sit next to them. We have laughed and have many many many tears. There have been days that we had to drag ourselves out to take a break or leave for the night neither one of us wanting to leave. The staff has been nothing but amazing helping us through this journey. The NICU is never a place we wanted to be but we have met some truly incredible people along the way. We are very excited to start this new chapter in our lives and a little nervous. This little girl is the toughest most bravest person we have ever met. We are so proud of her. She has come along way since her 1lb 4.5oz days.
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