March 2021 – Preemie Professional Highlight

Lena Papadakis Maternal Fetal Medicine Intern – Brigham and Women’s Hospital “MFM and NICU research go hand-in-hand; in order to help both mother and child, you must always consider the other and how your actions may affect their outcome.” – Lena PreemieWorld:  How long have you been working in your field? Lena:  1 year PreemieWorld:  Why did you choose your current … Read More

March 2021 – PreemieWorld Tag

Meet Nakai, Phoenix and Lianella Kanaventi. After labor first started at 26 weeks, a cerclage was put in place. Nakai, Phoenix and Lianella were born at exactly 32 weeks, each weighing just over 3 pounds.  All three required breathing treatments for two weeks but they quickly put on weight and learned how to breastfeed. Phoenix spent 28 days in the … Read More

March 2021 – Preemie Genius

Sammie the Salmon Author: Debra Kline ⭐⭐⭐⭐⭐ Through the life of a tiny salmon who soon grows big, the author, Deb Kline is able to capture and share her journey of the premature birth of her son, Sam, born at 26 weeks. The story gently guides the reader through the early NICU fears and as the story progresses, it provides … Read More