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Terri

Burlington, Iowa
Ava~Hope for Congenital Diaphragmatic Hernia. I am passionate about teaching parents how to advocate for their child's health. My third daughter Ava was born with Congenital Diaphragmatic Hernia. CDH is when (inside of the womb) the diaphragm does not form properly. The abdominal organs move up... Full Bio
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Coughing take a hike! by Terri Posted in: Blog Posts in Children's Health Hello Ava watchers. I had to take Ava back to the doctor on Saturday morning due to her cough. She just can't seem to kick it. I listened to her lungs here at home but I wan ... Read on »
Cold-ville...not a pleasant place. by Terri Posted in: Blog Posts in Children's Health Hello everyone! Ava caught a nasty cough/cold on Sunday. She ran a low grade fever for a few days. She complained of a sore throat. I was nervous as ever. She is in go ... Read on »
Celebrating the New Year! by Terri Posted in: Blog Posts in Children's Health Hello Ava followers. Happy New Year! My prayer is that we all have a Happy, Healthy Blessed 2011! I can't believe it has been over a month since I've posted. Things ha ... Read on »
Thanking God on this Wonderful Thanksgiving Day! by Terri Posted in: Blog Posts in Children's Health I Praise God for all He has done and is doing for Ava. I made a short video of what I'm thankful for this Thanksgiving. Thanks again for all your Love, Support and Pra ... Read on »
Ava the Cheerleader! by Terri Posted in: Blog Posts in Children's Health Yes it is official she is a CHEERLEADER! I just had to post this short little video of Ava cheering. Lexis her older sister is a Cheerleader and she decided she was ... Read on »
Seeing is Believing. by Terri Posted in: Blog Posts in Children's Health Hello Ava followers. She is continuing to do well. I love that I only have to blog every few months. I appreciate all of you that have supported Ava throughout her start, th ... Read on »
"Just Being a Girl." by Terri Posted in: Blog Posts in Children's Health Hello friends and family. It has been a wonderful few months. Ava is staying healthy and learning SO much. I love to watch her "Just being a little girl". Her speech t ... Read on »
“Celebrating Life with Ava.” by Terri Posted in: Blog Posts in Children's Health   Okay so it has been a little while since my last post but that means all is fabulous here in Ava’s world. We celebrated her 4th birthday tod ... Read on »
Conquering Her Fears... by Terri Posted in: Blog Posts in Children's Health Ava says "Hello Eveebodi!" She has been doing LOTS of new things. We went on a small family vacation last week to Adventureland. She rode on a few of the rides. She was not ... Read on »
Vacation + Ava = Stress. by Terri Posted in: Blog Posts in Children's Health Hello Ava friends. We are in St. Louis on vacation. We have a lot of family here and it is such a nice, busy place! We came on Friday and all was good. We celebrated 4th o ... Read on »
Ava is G-tube FREE! by Terri Posted in: Blog Posts in Children's Health Hello to ALL! If I knew what today would bring I probably would have crawled back in bed ;) We decided before she took her nap that I would replace her g-tube button. We h ... Read on »
I Never Imagined… by Terri Posted in: Blog Posts in Children's Health Ava would be as GOOD as she is today ;) Hello Ava followers. I can’t thank you enough for your love and support. We have so many supporters. We have had 2930 ... Read on »
Enjoying Life… by Terri Posted in: Blog Posts in Children's Health Hello everyone! That title is exactly our life right now. We are enjoying life thoroughly! As you can see she looks wonderful and healthy too! Ava’s so full o ... Read on »
Saying Good-bye is never easy. by Terri Posted in: Blog Posts in Children's Health Hello to all of our loyal Ava followers. She is doing great. She had her stitches removed from her index finger last Thursday. Daddy surprised us by taking off work and me ... Read on »
Ava’s Art of Healing. by Terri Posted in: Blog Posts in Children's Health Hello Ava followers. Miss Ava is hanging in there. She is still on pain medicine but is weaning off them quite nicely. We have been keeping her finger bandaged and dry so ... Read on »
Dealing with it. by Terri Posted in: Blog Posts in Children's Health Ava is coping as well as possible. She was upset this morning that she had a bandage on and immediately tried to take it off. I assured her it had to stay on to heal her f ... Read on »
Ava’s Ordeal tonight by Terri Posted in: Blog Posts in Children's Health So all was going well today until the window came down on Ava’s finger. One of my friends were over to visit with me from Idaho. We heard her cries…Brian got to her before ... Read on »
Living Life! by Terri Posted in: Blog Posts in Children's Health Hello Ava fans! Life is going spectacular for Ava! We are doing more and more exciting things as a family. This might sound odd to many, but I can count on one hand how ma ... Read on »
A New Day! by Terri Posted in: Blog Posts in Children's Health Hello to All! I feel like it’s been ages since I posted. Ava has been doing pretty good. We are praising God that she is staying well. It is hard to imagine last year at t ... Read on »
Wonderful Opportunities. by Terri Posted in: Blog Posts in Children's Health Hello Ava fans. She has been a little fire-cracker lately. She wants to do everything “her” way. She is not afraid to climb, hop, bend over backwards, jump off furniture o ... Read on »