Watch as 3.5-week-old (31.5 weeks corrected gestational age) Eleanor has her isolette bedding changed. She was on minimal support at the time – a high-flow oxygen nasal cannula and an orogastric tube that carried fortified breast milk from a syringe into her esophagus – but you can see what a production it still was […]
With 22 days left until Charlotte, NC, hosts its March for Babies, I finally got the lead out and fired up our team page.
Our team, Peanut Butter Jelly Time (named for PB&J, the nickname Rob gave Toby, Eleanor and Callista the day we first met them on ultrasound), will be participating in our third […]
A glimpse at how much has changed in a year:
An idea of what’s to come in the near future:
This year’s March for Babies was again inspiring. No longer riding high on realizing how much we’ve overcome despite prematurity (still amazed, but the wonder […]
The nationwide events are called March for Babies, but it’s about more than the babies. It’s about the mothers and fathers and grandparents, uncles, aunts and all the people in between who fill family roles but don’t quite fit a traditional family name.
I march because I still carry the scars of my own preterm […]
Rob is presenting on behalf of the March of Dimes Thursday for managers of a local grocery store chain. My contribution was to assemble a collection of photos to illustrate our introduction to preemies. Some images and videos are hard to see, but some are absolutely swoonworthy.
I’ve had friends with preemies in the past, […]