The Good, The Bad, and The Baby

The Things You Can’t Help But Think

Being pregnant made me a bit of an emotional mess (my husband might say ‘bit’ is not quite a strong enough word…). After we found out about our baby’s club foot and cleft lip I couldn’t help but think it was my fault. I was the baby ‘baker’, I had one job so far and…

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Specialists and The First Few Days

Victoria was born at the IWK in Halifax, NS. She weighed in at 10 lbs 3 oz. she was born with an incomplete bilateral cleft lip with a notch in her gumline but thankfully her palate was fully intact. She also had one club foot and one positional club foot. What did all that mean…

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Welcome to The Good, The Bad, and The Baby. I am a first time mom. My husband and I are learning the hard way that not everything goes according to plan. We found out during my pregnancy that our baby would be born with birth defects. She was born with a cleft lip and a…

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