This partial post was written by Shannon and posted by her mom, Gretchen.

Before we even knew I was expecting, I knew to expect a night like last night from a baby. We’ve been insanely lucky/blessed with how “easy” a baby Emmie has been. Of this we are well aware. But even with an “easy” baby, there will be hard nights.

I suspected Emmie was getting sick just after the worst of my own cold had passed. The first night was fine, nothing unusual. Even during the day yesterday, she seemed somewhat OK, even if her nose was a bit runnier than usual. She even went to sleep just fine. But at about 10 last night,