Preemie Parent Voices

I am a Proud Parent of a Preemie!

I am a Proud Parent of a Preemie!

Today’s post comes from preemie mom Samantha. She’s a stay-at-home mom to two children, Cooper and Evynne, and is currently finishing up her Master’s degree and looking forward to the next chapter in her journey. Cooper was born at 32 weeks and is now 12 years old. This is their family’s premature birth story: When […]

A Journey of Courage and Faith: Our Preemie Story

A Journey of Courage and Faith: Our Preemie Story

Today’s post comes from preemie mom Lauren, who is an English teacher, wife to Danny, and mother to preemie Christian Hodges. She and her family live in the suburbs of Pittsburgh and enjoy house projects, as well as outdoor activities. This is their story: My husband Danny and I eagerly anticipated a weekend getaway from […]

Have You Heard About #NICUHour?

Have You Heard About #NICUHour?

Today we’re sharing a Q&A with Lottie King, founder and head of Leo’s Neonatal in the UK. Leo’s Neonatal cares for families during premature and traumatic labour, in the neonatal unit and beyond. They also have support programs for medical staff in NICU and maternity! We had a chance to chat over email with Lottie […]

We've Announced Its 2018 ‘Tinis for Preemies Honoree: Dr. Richard A. Polin

We’ve Announced Its 2018 ‘Tinis for Preemies Honoree: Dr. Richard A. Polin

We’re excited to announce we’re honoring Dr. Richard A. Polin at our upcoming ‘Tinis for Preemies event on Wednesday, November 7th at The Upper Story by Charlie Palmer in New York City. Dr. Polin is the William T. Speck Professor of Pediatrics at Columbia University Vagelos College of Physicians and Surgeons and has been the […]

A Letter From the Momma Who Knows

A Letter From the Momma Who Knows

Today’s post comes from Nicole, who had to say goodbye to her preemie son, Kade, far too soon. The experience is one that has taught her a lot, and she has graciously been sharing her thoughts and feelings on our blog in case it can help new parents dealing with the loss of a preemie. […]

A Q&A with the Creators of the MyPreemie app for Preemie Parents

A Q&A with the Creators of the MyPreemie app for Preemie Parents

What inspired the creation of the MyPreemie app? The app was a natural evolution from our book Preemies: The Essential Guide for Parents of Premature Babies. It doesn’t substitute for the book, but complements and adds to it, putting at parents’ fingertips, right on their mobile devices, key information, tools, and emotional support they need […]

How Much Will You Tell Your Preemie about Their Premature Birth?

When kids reach a certain age, it’s not uncommon for them to express an interest in birth and babyhood. For parents of preemies, this phase – in which baby books suddenly become more popular than story books – can be a tough one. The reality of premature birth isn’t always pretty. And sometimes premature birth […]