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Micro Preemie

An Open Letter To Preemie Parents From A Micro Preemie Mom

Jennifer Degl | Posted 02.24.2015 | Parents
Jennifer Degl

There are few things as upsetting as not being able to take your baby home from the hospital after birth, and there is nothing worse than watching your baby suffer through medical interventions in a hospital.

Yes, I'm a Germaphobe, So Get Used to It! From a Mom of a Micro Preemie

Jennifer Degl | Posted 01.12.2015 | Parents
Jennifer Degl

Today I had an experience that made me very emotional. It would not seem like a big deal to most, but it was to me. For (what seems like) the 100th time, I left a family party because one or more of the children at the party were sick.

On The First Day Of Christmas, My Preemie Gave To Me...

Jennifer Degl | Posted 02.15.2015 | Parents
Jennifer Degl

The birth of my premature daughter was not what I expected, and I almost did not survive her delivery. Despite our rocky beginning together, I am so l...

The NICU Ride Through the Eyes of a Nurse

Jodi Dolezel | Posted 01.24.2015 | Women
Jodi Dolezel

The blessings and sadness of the NICU still remain, but lying beneath the mental and physical exhaustion is the overwhelming feeling of satisfaction that comes along with being a NICU nurse, and really there is no greater job than this.

The Preemie Parent Primer: Caring for Yourself When Your Baby Is Premature

KidsInTheHouse.com | Posted 01.18.2015 | Parents
KidsInTheHouse.com

For the millions of families who are living the reality of premature birth, awareness is only part of the picture. Having a preemie is a life-altering experience, one which no parent is completely prepared for.

The Surprising Thing I Learned From Having A Micro-Preemie

Kayla Aimee | Posted 01.18.2015 | Parents
Kayla Aimee

I fought futilely against my own body so that giving birth to my only child would not be the thing that killed her.

The Thing No One Ever Told Me About Having A Preemie

Jessica Bensten | Posted 09.16.2014 | Parents
Jessica Bensten

I felt like a failure. I'd had two children; the first got cancer and now the second one was probably going to die because I couldn't hold up my end of the bargain. I'd brought our whole family back into the world of sickness and worry. The guilt was all-encompassing.

1.6-Pound Premature Baby Inspires Strangers To Help Her Fight

Posted 11.20.2012 | Impact

Ruby Love Lambright was just 1.6 pounds when she was born, a micro-preemie who fit into the palm of her mother's hand. The outpouring of support she a...