Bringing Preemie Home

Meet Our 2017 Ambassador Family

Meet Our 2017 Ambassador Family

When Katie and Tom Timmers became parents unexpectedly when Katie was just 28 weeks, 4 days along in her pregnancy, it was a surprise. Like many women who give birth to preemies, she had no major health issues and no idea that she might deliver early. “I started getting swollen at about 24 weeks along,” […]

Shahla, One of Our Parent Mentors, Shares Her Story and Advice

Shahla, One of Our Parent Mentors, Shares Her Story and Advice

My son was born at 33 weeks. The cause of my pre-term delivery was unknown. He was in the NICU for 17 days. He was readmitted only two days after coming home because he was unable to maintain his body temperature. He did great in the NICU, but we had many subsequent challenges after going […]

A Preemie Adoption Story from Jessica

A Preemie Adoption Story from Jessica

Today we want to share a preemie parent story that’s a bit different from most! Preemie mom Jessica was gracious enough to do a Q&A with us that touches on her experiences pursuing adoption in the NICU and the challenges of navigating the world of prematurity while also coping with the uncertainties of the adoption […]

Nick Hall Shares His Vision for the International Neonatal Consortium

Nick Hall Shares His Vision for the International Neonatal Consortium

Graham’s Foundation president and preemie parent Nick Hall recently shared his vision for the International Neonatal Consortium (INC) in the organization’s inaugural newsletter. You can read Part I here: Part I and Part II of Nick Hall’s interview will be available at the INC web site (https://c-path.org/programs/inc/).

Celebrate Parents of Preemies Day on May 1!

Celebrate Parents of Preemies Day on May 1!

Every year, we choose a new theme for Parents of Preemies Day and this year is no different! Well, except that it IT different. In previous years the focus has been on local community events designed to bring parents of preemies together for a day of fun and new connections. These events were a total […]

Our NICU Reunion

Our NICU Reunion

My family attended a NICU reunion at the hospital last week. Although our latest NICU graduate is two years old, walking into the hospital brought back a lot of memories and emotions. I remembered the smell of the hospital’s parking garage, the maze through the halls and elevators to get to the NICU, and the […]

Deanna Fei on How Distressed Babies are Our Babies and the Inspiration Behind Girl in Glass

In October 2012, my second child arrived nearly four months premature. She weighed one pound, nine ounces. None of her vital organs were ready for the world outside my body. Her face and body were obscured by tubes and wires. Her skin was reddish-purple and not quite intact; one doctor described it as “gelatinous.” The […]