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    Default I had a little cry this morning....

    I thawed my last pot of frozen EBM today. I took the last three little pots out of our chest freezer, came and told DP they were the last ones and was just overcome with emotion.

    This is the milk that I expressed while my darling DD spent her first 4 months of life in hospital. The milk that I expressed from the very day she was born to the day she came home. This was the milk that filled my freezer at home and filled shelves in the freezers at the hospital. The milk that had me tied to a pump, reading my DS books while I pumped, poking in food while I pumped, trying to keep myself distracted at hospital during the very hard times. Expressing was one of the most important things I could do, for her and for myself.

    The milk that now sustains my baby girl who was so defiantly meant to be with us.

    I never thought these little pots of milk would have such an effect on me, but they are so symbolic really in so many ways. A reflection on everything we got through together as a family and the wonderful support DP and others provided so I could fit expressing around everything else. A reflection of the power of positive action. And thawing these last few pots is probably very symbolic of the step home and back to 'normal' life too.

    I just needed to share. And also say thank you again to all the wonderful ladies here on BB who provided such wonderful support for us through the journey.


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    What a beautiful post. And what a great job you have done!!

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    Beautiful post. Enjoy the memories, and welcome back to "normal" life

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    Aw, that's so beautiful

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    thats lovely! you did such an amazing thing for your little girl. hugs

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    Awww, that's gorgeous xxxx

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    thats lovely what an awesome job you have done

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    Thank you for sharing Infinity. I was only thinking of you this morning and hoping you would update how things are going for your beautiful girl and family. Its lovely to take the time to reflect how far you have all come and be excited about what is to come after so much stress and drama. I'm so glad life is returning to a normal pace and that you are enjoying BFing your daughter and sharing this special time with her. xx

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    the power of a mothers love and a special gift for your precious girl. Happy for you hun
    Rach xx

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    amazing stuff babe xx

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    your little girl is so lucky to have such a strong mummy. So great to hear that you are all home now.

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    Such an amazing thing you did for your special daughter.... I hope she enjoys those last few pots and you can take that step back to normality xo

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    Aww hugs hun, what a journey you have had well done!!! Enjoy your princess.

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    I so very well understand.

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