Nicole Ribbens

Published Work

Born Blue memoir

Born Blue

A memoir
Published: March, 2022

A mother seeking redemption in the face of trauma finds community in the most unexpected places. Nicole Ribbens unearths the courage to become a medical advocate, an equal partner, and best of all, her own source of strength. In this beautifully rendered narrative, Ribbens faces fear, a crisis of faith, and the very real potential that her infant son might die. Written with hope and honesty, Born Blue traces one woman’s unconventional journey into motherhood, marriage, empowerment, and gratitude. A true story of bravery and resitdence in the face of grief and uncertainty. Internal battles of expectations and advocacy as partner, daughter, caregiver, and mother— you’ll find yourself in these pages. Born Blue is Nicole Ribbens’ first book.

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