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11/03/2012, 08:48 PM
I haven't been on here for ages, but this site gave me my first link to information that really helped me during my high risk pregnancy. I have done a youtube video of our journey in the hope that I may help raise awareness of issues facing premature birth and let ladies who suffer pPROM know that there is another option to termination.http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=dUc3XQHvV0U
Thanks for watching.
12/03/2012, 07:20 AM
Just beautiful!!!! Thank you for sharing. Happy Birthday to your little one!
I have had repeat pPROM with my pregnancies. My premature babies were born between 32-35wks so our journey was significantly shorter but I can relate to so much of what was was in your clip. Our youngest is now 7 weeks old. He arrived just past 33wks after pPROM at 32 weeks.
12/03/2012, 07:34 AM
Beautiful Camum- congratulations on this momentous milestone!
12/03/2012, 07:37 AM
That bought back so many memories for me. The cotton wool on heel pricks, the CPAP, the lights.
Thank you for sharing what I know would have been an emotional and sometimes painful journey.
Congratulations on surviving the first year. Happy Birthday to a gorgeous and courageous wee boy.
12/03/2012, 07:43 AM
Congratulations, he is so gorgeous and you look so happy. You have a beautiful family.
12/03/2012, 07:52 AM
Thank you for my Monday morning cry. (It was the "brother hold" which go me
Blake is adorable and you're a beautiful family! Congratulations!
12/03/2012, 08:08 AM
HE IS SOO GORGEOUS, AND I CANNOT BELIEVE HOW "QUICKLY" HE CAME HOME!! congrats!!
12/03/2012, 08:10 AM
Thank you for sharing Blake's story. What a wonderful outcome. Congratulations from another one who had a little cry while watching!
12/03/2012, 09:04 AM
Oh that was just beautiful to watch, though I had to keep wiping the tears away to see it!!!
Congratulations to Blake on his first birthday and congratulations to you and your family on your miracle.
I so love that profile of babies (the one with Blake sleeping next to the bear?) so sweet
Keep growing gorgeous boy
12/03/2012, 10:23 AM
That is beautiful. I have identical twin boys born at 26+1 brings back so many memories. Glad to see he is doing so well. Congrats
12/03/2012, 10:33 AM
What a beautiful video. Thank you so much for sharing this and congratulations to you all.
12/03/2012, 12:17 PM
It's a beautiful video. Thank you for sharing
12/03/2012, 12:27 PM
Thanks for sharing that, the Christmas day photo got me.
12/03/2012, 12:28 PM
WOW, now that tugged a few heart strings !
Amazing story and amazing parents.
Love to your little one on his 1st Birthday and all the best to your family !
12/03/2012, 12:28 PM
your video make me cry. such a beautiful story. you must be so proud of your little Blake.
my story is similar - at 12 weeks pregnant i was told my baby had a severe defect and i should terminate. i refused. he had an operation shortly after birth, spent a few months in the neonatal ward of the royal childrens and now, ten years later he is a perfectly healthy, normal kid.
12/03/2012, 12:40 PM
What a tear jerker and what an amazingly beautiful little man you have there. 'Miracle' seems like an understatement.
12/03/2012, 12:49 PM
Thank you for sharing! I had tears all the way
Congratulations on your beautiful baby. I'm sure it's been a very difficult time but well worth fighting for!
All the best
12/03/2012, 12:53 PM
. Thanks for sharing!
12/03/2012, 12:57 PM
Awww so gorgeous . Happy birthday beautiful boy
12/03/2012, 01:00 PM
Oh that is so beautiful ! Happy birthday to your little man and good on you guys for being so strong and never giving up on him
12/03/2012, 01:11 PM
Thankyou all for your lovely words. It was actually quite therapeutic to put the video together. We have come a long way.
12/03/2012, 01:25 PM
This is me right now --->
The photo of your boys gazing at each other is amazing.
Thank you so much for sharing, such a beautiful boy.
12/03/2012, 02:03 PM
Thanks for sharing such a wonderful story of hope and love.
12/03/2012, 02:21 PM
That is so amazing, good on you for maintaining hope in the face of despair, I can only imagine how hard itnmust have been. Love to you all.
12/03/2012, 02:26 PM
Just beautiful, Happy Birthday Blake <3
12/03/2012, 02:36 PM
What a fabulous video, maybe it could be shown to other parents who are on the same journey?
Congratulations to your family and happy birthday to Blake!!
12/03/2012, 08:30 PM
The photo of my two boys gazing at each other is my favourite part of this video, I smile every time I get to that bit
12/03/2012, 08:40 PM
How wonderful - I remember when you first posted, and I am so happy that you and your darling Blake made it through!
16/03/2012, 06:53 PM
Thankyou Eirinn. I remember your support and it was you who sent me to the kanalen website. I can tell you that I am eternally grateful for that advice. That led me to a facebook support group with other ladies currently going through the same thing and that was my sanity lifeline. http://www.essentialbaby.com.au/forums/sty...cons/icon12.gif
16/03/2012, 07:10 PM
Gorgeous video! It truly is a maracle and makes you realise how fragile yet strong life is.
16/03/2012, 07:13 PM
Oh CAMum, happy birthday to Blake. You and your family are so inspiring. Well done for defying the doctors!
DH and I just watched this together, beautiful. He is a gorgeous boy!
16/03/2012, 07:25 PM
Amazing. The pic of your boys together is truly beautiful. My dd was born at 31 wks due to prom, she is at Uni now!
Thanks for sharingxx
16/03/2012, 07:28 PM
Awww love it!
OMG at the wires for the sleep studies! Wow!
16/03/2012, 07:34 PM
And I'm balling, The video was beautifully edited.
Thank you for sharing your journey, your baby Blake is just gorgeous.
I love that picture of you with Blake on your chest, you look so in love and so happy. Just precious.
16/03/2012, 07:34 PM
I am sitting here nearly in tears. It's amazing what a little bit of hope can achieve.
16/03/2012, 07:58 PM
Thankyou all. MESS, I only posted that one as it wasn't all the wires/monitors (that would have been a little overwhelming), and certainly didn't show a very unimpressed babies face. But no more sleep studies now required
16/03/2012, 08:01 PM
16/03/2012, 08:03 PM
What a beautiful story, thank you so much for sharing it with us.
Happy birthday Blake
16/03/2012, 08:25 PM
That was just beautiful! Made me cry
he is soooo beautiful
16/03/2012, 08:26 PM
My first crush was on a boy called Blake...i was 6
Always loved the name since.
16/03/2012, 08:59 PM
That was beautiful! He is such a gorgeous little man. Thanks for sharing!
16/03/2012, 09:15 PM
Another one who shed a tear...so beautiful!
23/03/2012, 06:00 PM
Thanks again for your lovely words.
23/03/2012, 06:15 PM
oh what a sweet story hope you had a wonderful 1st birthday little man
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