Preemie Issues

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 […]

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 […]

A Q&A with Dr. Jatinder Bhatia, our 2016 MIRACLES Award Honoree

A Q&A with Dr. Jatinder Bhatia, our 2016 MIRACLES Award Honoree

We recently announced our 2016 MIRACLES Award and HOPE Award winners! Sponsored by Mead Johnson and Shire respectively, these awards honor and raise awareness of the work of medical professionals, researchers, philanthropists, and others making a difference in the lives of families with preemies. This year’s MIRACLES Award Honoree is Dr. Jatinder Bhatia, whose research […]

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 […]

A Preemie Adoption Story from Jessica

A Preemie Adoption Story from Jessica

Today we want to share a preemie parent story that’s a bit different from most! Preemie mom Jessica was gracious enough to do a Q&A with us that touches on her experiences pursuing adoption in the NICU and the challenges of navigating the world of prematurity while also coping with the uncertainties of the adoption […]

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 […]