October 2021 – Preemie Organization

Yerik Israel Toney Foundation for Preemies INC Founder: Sharon Toney-Finch Established: 2016 Outreach: National Website: https://www.yitfoundation.org/ Sharon Toney-Finch, Founder of Yerik Israel Toney Foundation for Preemies INC shares, “As a disabled veteran, I was told that I would not be able to have children. Yerik was our miracle baby who was born at 23 weeks gestation during the time when … Read More

October 2021 – After the NICU

October is ADHD Awareness Month. Statistics show that persons who were born premature and of very low weight were about 3 times more likely to receive an Attention Deficit Hyperactivity Disorder (ADHD) diagnosis than those who had term, normal-weight births. What do you need to know when you have a recently diagnosed preemie? Here are some helpful tips. Talk about … Read More

October 2021 – Editor’s Note

National Pregnancy and Infant Loss Awareness Month occurs every October. This month recognizes the loss so many parents experience across the United States and around the world. During the entire month, we take time to honor and remember those who have lost a child during pregnancy or lost a child in infancy. We encourage you to reach out to an … Read More