World Prematurity Day 2017 is tomorrow
One of the tough lessons we learn as kids is that life just isn’t fair, but that lesson comes in different ways and often depends on things kids have no control over.
Where we live, the color of our skin and who we are born to are just a few factors that can affect the health of a […]
When does fairness matter?
You know how a dog tilts his head in curious confusion? That’s the look I’ve gotten lately from Toby, Eleanor and Callista when I’ve mentioned that November is Prematurity Awareness Month and that World Prematurity Day is this Friday.
They know that they were born “really early,” that they […]
World Prematurity Day 2013
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 […]
Grow people, grow patience
November is Prematurity Awareness Month. It’s also the month Toby, Eleanor and Callista were born and the month I actively fought from Nov. 3, 2010, till Nov. 22, 2010, to keep them safe from battling the dangers of premature birth.
We all know my story has a happy ending, but none of us knew that […]
Purple for preemies
Along with the amazing work and research from the March of Dimes, this photo was also made possible by Cheerios, silly songs and a snappity-snap-snap DSLR.
(Toby, Eleanor, Callista)
Those shirts are a gift from March of Dimes, for which our family team raised a whopping $11,889 this year. We love March […]