Expecting a Preemie

PPA Member Spotlight: Keep 'Em Cookin'

PPA Member Spotlight: Keep ‘Em Cookin’

Angela Davis founded Keep ‘Em Cookin’ after her own experiences with pregnancy complications, bedrest, and premature birth because she didn’t want other moms to face the challenges of bedrest alone. Keep ‘Em Cookin’ is an educational organization that gives pregnant women the greatest opportunity to prevent preterm birth by providing them with current information on […]

Denise Shares Her Story of Having a 30 Weeker After a 34 Weeker

Denise Shares Her Story of Having a 30 Weeker After a 34 Weeker

I was pregnant with my son in 2014 and I can remember it like it was yesterday. He was the first boy on my husbands side of the family so it was very exciting. The weekend before I had my son my husband and I took part one of a two part prenatal class. Luckily […]

Parents Share Their #TouchesofLove for World Prematurity Day

Parents Share Their #TouchesofLove for World Prematurity Day

If you follow us on social media, you’ve probably noticed our recent posts asking moms and dads to share their Touches of Love moments in observance of Prematurity Awareness Month and World Prematurity Day. We were thrilled to be able to help Pampers, one of our longtime partners, promote their #touchesoflove campaign as part of […]

The MyPreemie App for Parents of Premature Babies in the NICU Is Now Available in Spanish

The MyPreemie App for Parents of Premature Babies in the NICU Is Now Available in Spanish

Created by experts and parents and designed to inform, comfort, organize, and engage, the MyPreemie app promotes parent well-being and engagement in the NICU and beyond! Did you know Graham’s Foundation has the only app focused exclusively on prematurity, MyPreemie, which is available for iOS (install here) and Android (install here), in both English and […]

On Parents of Preemies Day, Holly Shares Her Story

On Parents of Preemies Day, Holly Shares Her Story

Lucky was born at 24 weeks weighing 1lbs. 11oz. and 11 3/4 inches long. I had a condition called Chorio an infection in the placenta that caused me to go into premature labor. I was considered high risk due to previous miscarriages and epilepsy but had a healthy pregnancy. Lucky’s heart stopped after birth and […]

A Preemie Dad Shares His Girls' Story of Beating the Odds

A Preemie Dad Shares His Girls’ Story of Beating the Odds

Today’s featured parent post comes from Argos Kelly, dad to twin girls who couldn’t have been more different in how their journeys played out. Want to add your voice to our growing repository of hope, resilience and miracles? Fill out the form here to submit your story for publishing. I wanted a chance to tell […]

Increased Investment in Preemie Outcomes is Throwing Good Money after Good

There’s no denying that prematurity is an epidemic. Across the globe, the rate of preterm birth ranges from 5% to 18% of babies born too soon. Globally, prematurity is the leading cause of death in children under the age of 5. And in almost all countries with reliable data, preterm birth rates are increasing. It’s […]