Bringing Preemie Home

‘The People I Get to Meet Are My Favorite Part’ – A Q&A with a NICU Ambassador

Our very own Graham’s Foundation NICU Ambassador Erica Hall recently made the news for her work at the NICU (neonatal intensive care unit) at Niswonger Children’s Hospital and we couldn’t be prouder. We connected with Erica to chat with her about her work as a NICU Ambassador and why it’s important to her to give […]

Preemie Homecoming Comes with a Mixed Bag of Feelings

Preemie Homecoming Comes with a Mixed Bag of Feelings

Taking a preemie home after a NICU stay can be as terrifying as it is exciting. Homecoming is happy, of course, but many a preemie parent has burst into tears upon being informed that they would be going home as a family for the very first time. Immense joy is paired with worry, especially if […]

A Preemie Mom to Preemie Daughters

A Preemie Mom to Preemie Daughters

This story was shared with us by preemie mom Emily. To share your own story, click here. The NICU has been with me since the day of my birth. I’ve known that colloquial acronym for the neonatal intensive care unit for as long as I’ve known a child’s basic vocabulary, because I spent ten weeks […]

Thoughts On Celebrating a Preemie's Birthday

Thoughts On Celebrating a Preemie’s Birthday

This post comes from Graham’s Foundation Preemie Parent Mentor Brandi – many parents will be able to relate to her experiences celebrating her preemie’s birthday, which have come with ups and downs. On Thursday, my son turned two.  We have been preparing for the celebration by making a practice cake and cupcakes with buttercream icing.  […]

LEO - Born at 24 weeks, 2 days, 1 lb, 6 oz – 107 Days in NICU

How 24 Week Twins Inspired Two Parents to Give Back

Anne-Marie & Jonathan are not just Graham’s Foundation NICU Ambassadors. They’re also the parents behind one of the biggest annual Parents of Preemies Day celebrations! We had a chance to ask them about their prematurity journey and why they dedicated their time to helping a new generation of parents of preemies. Q. What was your […]