Parent Wellness

Prematurity Awareness Month Stories: Losing the Birth Experience You Wanted

Prematurity Awareness Month Stories: Losing the Birth Experience You Wanted

For Prematurity Awareness Month, we’re sharing Ivy’s story… During my first pregnancy I had all of these incredible visions of what giving birth would be like. I was convinced I’d go past my due date, I’d labor in water, I’d have my bags packed with everything I needed, and most importantly I’d get to spend […]

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 […]