Meet Our Team: Michaela

Meet Our Team: Michaela

I am very excited to be partnering with Graham’s Foundation. My son Carter was born at 10 weeks premature, at 30 weeks and 1 day. He was 3 pounds 11 ounces and was 16 ¼ inches long. I was terrified about whether he would be okay and what implications this would have for the rest of […]

To the Expectant Mother Spending Her Holiday in a Hospital Bed

To the Expectant Mother Spending Her Holiday in a Hospital Bed

BY: VALERIE FROST DECEMBER 18, 2018 “Room service!” I arose from a refreshing afternoon siesta with a knock on the door. As I lifted my head from the luxury overfilled hotel pillows, my eye was caught by the graceful landing of a majestic seagull on the balcony ledge overlooking the beachfront. I pulled back the […]

Every Preemie Parent Has a Story

Every preemie parent has a story. Here at Graham’s Foundation, we’re all about parents supporting parents. Over the next several weeks, we’ll be sharing some of our own team members and volunteers personal prematurity journeys. These are stories of frightening beginnings and incredible triumph. We find so much beauty in each story.   Jessica is one of our […]

For This Mama, Prematurity is Year-Round

For This Mama, Prematurity is Year-Round

My hands are weakly wrapped around the wheel. My throat choked up as I’m holding back the pain inside from physically manifesting down my face. “Happier” by Marshmello & Bastille is playing on the radio. The twins are behind me securely strapped into their car seats. I can’t see their faces, but I’m consumed with […]

Giving Tuesday

Everyone has a day that changes them. A day that never fades from memory. May 3rd, 2010, is that day for me. Before May 3rd, I was an excited, first-time expectant mother—doing mom things, picking out crib sheets and relishing those first faint kicks of my long-awaited little one. I couldn’t wait for August 11th, […]