We were faced with the possibility that he would never experience life.... despite a diagnosis of Osteogenesis Imperfecta, Niko shows us every day his love of life, fun and growing strong.
I never knew what a Nuk brush was until I learned it from Niko. Our occupational therapist introduced it to us when we started building Niko's tongue muscles. We started with stroking motions of the sides of his mouth and now he chews it independently. Since Niko was born with a broken arm, his left …
Niko's 3rd and 4th months are filled with his first Hallowed, his second Pamidronate treatment and his first Thanksgiving! Although in a whirlwind of moving, kids, holidays, and all things OI, I start to welcome normalcy... our "new" normal.
In Niko's first 2 months of life, he had his first surgery and his first Pamidronate infusion! This is a treatment for Osteogenesis Imperfecta, and Niko will get it for as long as he is growing.