Parent Wellness

Parents of Preemies Talk About Their Introduction to the NICU

Parents of Preemies Talk About Their Introduction to the NICU

Recently, on Facebook, we asked parents of preemies a simple question: did you know the NICU before your baby was admitted? As in, did you know where and what the NICU was? Was it part of the prenatal hospital tour? Did your care provider talk about premature birth and the possibility that your baby might […]

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 […]

Weighty Issues

Weighty Issues

If I had a nickel for every time someone told me how lucky I was to miss the weight gain and discomfort of the third trimester, I would have enough money to buy a billboard telling them otherwise. While late-term moms lamented about not being able to sleep on one side or gaining 1-2 pounds […]

The Many Dimensions of Wellness for Preemie Parents

The Many Dimensions of Wellness for Preemie Parents

Today’s blog post comes to us from our featured Preemie Parent Mentor Andrea. Andrea is our Parent Wellness mentor and dedicated to helping moms and dads of preemies care for their babies by caring for themselves. It’s tough on many different levels for parents of preemies. How do you juggle your emotions and wanting to […]