Courtney said "KELLY"! (She loves Live with Kelly and Ryan)

Because Courtney is a preemie she has had many challenges, but fortunately for us she has turned a corner on most of them. One struggle she still has is with speech, as she has difficulty producing words - I often have to bribe her just to get her to say “mum”. Then today…

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There are no small things when it comes to preemies. Every gram she gained in the NICU mattered. How many ml of milk she got (4 ml vs 6 ml vs 8 ml etc) mattered. How quickly infections were detected and treated (down the hour) mattered. So every time and anytime our daughter uses any kind of language it’s sort of a big to do.