August 2021 – Preemie Org Highlight

Org: Sadie’s Purpose Founder: Amanda Knight Established: 2021 Outreach: National Website: “I started Sadie’s Purpose after our twin girls were born three months premature. One of our girls spent seven months in the hospital, most of them in the NICU, with serious complications. Having older children as well, we realized what a scary (and boring) place the NICU is … Read More

August 2021 – Industry News

CURRENT PREEMIE-RELATED RESEARCH AND NEWS Study links screen time to cognitive, behavioral issues in kids born extremely preterm – Paid leave for nurses and midwives who experience preterm baby loss or premature births – Risk prediction model developed for preterm births – Key protein offers hope for preventing premature births –

August 2021 – What’s New

Eli Babies 2nd Annual Baby Contest was held on 04/22/21. The proceeds from this event assist preemie families in the NICU. Meet this year’s adorable Eli Babies winners: Little Miss Elibabies: Lillyonna Washington 1st Runner-up: Riyenne Cooper 2nd Runner-up: Taylor Drawhorn The mission of Eli Collins Foundation for Premature Babies is to help the parents and families of premature babies … Read More