When I held my newborn boy in my arms, I had no idea what awaited me. We enjoyed a Hallmark movie moment when my screaming, kicking boy quieted and stared at me as I crooned “Jesus Loves Me” into his ear. At that moment, I didn’t know trouble would begin just 12 months later.
At one year old, Andres started a cycle of diarrhea and vomiting that would last 3 weeks, followed by 2 weeks of wellness. (Sorry to share too much information!) Six months later, with a tearstained face I carried a listless, unresponsive baby into the hospital. [Read more…]