Life After NICU

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 […]

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/).

What Parents of Preemies Day Means to Me (Shared by Jessica)

What Parents of Preemies Day Means to Me (Shared by Jessica)

Parents of Preemies Day to me is about celebrating our beautiful daughter, Jenna Joyce. Our NICU journey began the night of November 30, 2008. That morning my mom and I went in for my 32 week ultrasound. My hands, feet, and eyes were very swollen and I had a bad headache. Being my first baby, […]

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 […]

Two New Advocacy Opportunities for Parents of Preemies!

Periodically, we reach out to our network of engaged parents of preemies to let them know about upcoming advocacy opportunities. Right now we have two to share, both in the Maryland area. First on March 7th Graham’s Foundation will be present at a working dinner co-hosted by the FDA and the Critical Path Institute that […]