This is truly an amazing short video that will touch your heart! Joshua Hoffman shares his inspiring story and remembers his time serving as the 2010 March of Dimes National Ambassador. Check out Joshua today as he reflects back on his journey across the U.S. for March of Dimes.
Pea Pod Preemie Swaddlers - Top row Crossover - (Open bottom) - Bottom row Baggette - (Fold over bottom) Swaddling your baby is a tried and true method of helping babies sleep better. Our new Pea Pod recreates the secure and cozy feeling of the womb in a super easy to use system. The knit/lycra fabric [...]
Photo courtesy of the Pan American Health Organization (PAHO) via FlickrAn excellent article by Maggie Fox over at NBC News gives a great report concerning the long term effects of kangaroo care over a 20 year period. Experts have discovered that instead of being left in incubators, babies held upright and next to bare skin and breastfed grew up [...]
Sometimes holiday shopping gets left until the last minute. There’s that one more person to shop for, one more must-have gift to buy, not to mention all the parties! If you want a gift for your favorite preemie, please follow these guidelines:This year, Christmas falls on a Sunday, so try to place your order with [...]
Nurse Sue, Heather, Gabe (the hospital's COO), & Nurse Mandy (another beloved nurse)As a regular reader of our blog, you probably heard about our 23rd Anniversary Preemie Photo Contest. We received a lot of wonderful entries! First prize was $250 worth of preemie clothing donated to the NICU of the winner's choice. Recently we heard from [...]
During this special Premature Birth Awareness month, I just had to share another touching Anne Geddes video. She shares about her heart for preemie babies and how the March of Dimes is making a difference.
PARENTS AROUND THE WORLD RAISE AWARENESS OF PREMATURE BIRTHNovember 17, 2016 – An estimated 15 million babies around the world are born prematurely each year and one million of them do not survive their early birth. Perfectly Preemie is joining organizations around the world to call attention to this global problem and what can be done [...]
Addison Williams, left, asked for donations for Cooper Young, right, who was born premature at 26 weeks. CBS NEWSThis is a beautiful story of how a sweet seven year old girl discovered a need and decided to do something about it! For her birthday this year, Addison Williams decided she wanted donations for a preemie baby [...]
As I stated in the post with all the entries, choosing only 3 photos was almost impossible! Ultimately, we made the tough choice with the Founder getting the most weight in the decision. Drumroll please!3rd Place - $100 worth of preemie clothing donated to the NICU of choice...Note from Parent: "Here is Ms Brooke in her very [...]
We LOVED getting so many photos with our preemie clothing in action!The hardest part was choosing between all the entries! They are ALL winners in our books! Here is a complete gallery of all the photos entered, please keep scrolling to see them all. They are in random order. Some people sent in multiple photos [...]