I’m fortunate to have a neonatal nurse as a sister-in-law. (Actually, that’s a bonus, she’s a great sil point blank.) I finally got a chance to chat with her about N and our stay in the hospital. While we’re in agreement that the doctors really need to improve their communication with parents, and that the ER seems to lack concern for actually spreading disease, she was warmly positive about the rate of concern with which N’s infection was approached by the pediatricians, and the course of treatment given by all the doctors.
So, if any further retraction of my grumpiness is necessary, I humbly apologize.
I also appreciate that the pediatrician who released us from the hospital has called both days since then to check on N.
And it looks like she’s developing a nice wholesome belly button after all. I was worrying she’d have nothing to pierce.