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Another Preemie Defies the Odds!
Just the kind of story we love to hear! After being born 4 months premature, a 1 pound, 4.5 ounce preemie finally gets to go home at 6 pounds, 3.5 ounces! Like so many mother's of preemies, Baby Leni's mom was...
Chandler couple finds a way to give back
A couple whose son spent 310 days at Cardon Children's Medical Center in Arizona has found a way to comfort other families who have found themselves in the same situation. They set out to try to obtain 300 or so...
Smallest Baby Born at Anne Arundel Medical Center finally gets to go Home!
The date 8/3/17 will be one that is celebrated by the parents of Ariana Sophia Cruz-Cutierrez. It was finally the day they could take their daughter home after almost five months in the NICU. She was born at 24 weeks,...
Huggies' Starts a "No Baby Unhugged" Program
What a wonderful program Huggies' has started to help hospital promote Volunteer help for Hospital NICU's. We all know and understand the power of a hug, now Huggies' is helping preemie babies by issuing grants to hospital to help them...
When can I dress my Preemie?
Can NICU babies wear clothes? If so, WHEN can they wear them? One of the biggest milestones for a Preemie Mom is the day when you can finally start dressing your little one in his or her adorable preemie clothes....
Words of Advice from Ten former NICU Mom's
I recently came a cross this article written by Melissa McGlensey for the Mighty, I thought it was great advice to share with new NICU Mothers: For new mothers, time spent in the neonatal intensive care unit (NICU) is stressful,...
Preemie baby goes home after nearly a year in hospital
The NICU stay can be very long and overwhelming at times. For this first time Mother it was much more than she ever expected with her little guy being in the NICU for 11 months. Today was a very happy...
I donate my breast milk, and this is why...
What a sweet story of a women who found a way to help preemies all over the country. Several weeks ago, I weighed 107 ounces of frozen breast milk, packed up the little bags in a FedEx box, and hurried...
Teeny Tiny 12oz Emily Gets to finally go home!
What an inspirational story about a teeny little girl, a survivor, and fighter getting to finally go home... Emily Rose Hollins arrived home from the hospital on Friday for the first time since her premature birth five months ago. Emily...
Daddy and His preemie daughter.
This is a sweet article written by a Daddy meeting his Daughter and the NICU. I started reading The Hobbit to Zoey only a few days after she was born, something I always knew I would do with my child....
Why Should I Buy Preemie Clothes?
Many people may say to not buy micro-preemie sized clothing because they are used for such a short time. At Perfectly Preemie, we don’t quite agree with that. We have heard from many NICU Parents that unless you've spent months...
Inspiring story of an Overcoming Preemie!
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...
Kangaroo Care helps Preemies throughout life.
Photo courtesy of the Pan American Health Organization (PAHO) via Flickr An 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...
A Touching Anne Geddes Preemie Video
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.
World Prematurity Day 2016
PARENTS AROUND THE WORLD RAISE AWARENESS OF PREMATURE BIRTH November 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...
Seven-year-old has a heart of Gold.
Addison Williams, left, asked for donations for Cooper Young, right, who was born premature at 26 weeks. CBS NEWS This is a beautiful story of how a sweet seven year old girl discovered a need and decided to do something about...
Kangaroo Care Family Affair!
This photo of a young boy and his dad cuddling premature babies continues to go viral online. The Atlanta Journal Constitution says it was first posted by a Danish family advocacy group to highlight the benefits of kangaroo care. Nino Birth then posted it...
5 Reasons Why Preemies Are Completely Inspiring
1. By the time they leave the hospital, they do some serious bulking up. 2. Their brains go from smooth to developed. 3. Their lungs totally transform. 4. They recognize their parents' voices. 5. They keep making huge strides well...
From Preemie then to Grown Up Now!
Photo by Stacy Harker This is a fascinating look at children who were born prematurely and how they are thriving now. Love the before and after photos! The article is sure to give hope to families surprised by premature birth....
Innovation could Save Millions of Preemies.
A caregiver in India uses a NIFTY cup, developed by Seattle researchers, to feed a premature baby with trouble nursing. (PATH) This great little invention by several Seattle doctors partnering with a Norwegian nonprofit is life-sustaining for vulnerable newly born...
Where Can I Buy Preemie Clothes?
So many people ask questions like, “Where do I find preemie baby clothing? Where can I buy preemie clothes? Where can I get clothing for my micro preemie in the hospital NICU?” As I discussed in my previous post, “What Clothes...