December 2021 – Preemie of the Month

A Boy and His Angels – Skye “Skye teaches us every day, and we’re so blessed to be here together.” – Leanne Rose Dorish It all felt like a big dream. As I lay there in my hospital bed, staring out the hallway window I felt numb. How could this be? I just had a baby. Where was the excitement? … Read More

December 2021 – PreemieWorld Tag

Solikha Maya My 27 weeker, Solikha Maya was born weighing 1lb 15oz, she spent 98 days in the NICU. Solikha had stage 3 ROP, Jaundice & a PDA. Life after the NICU was a rollercoaster ride of mixed emotions. Our assessments with the early childhood developmental center were incredibly disheartening to say the least. They labeled her 1 percentile in … Read More

December 2021 – Preemie Professional Highlight

Leanne Rose Dorish, MA, RCC Registered Clinical Counsellor, My NICU Family and Leanne Dorish Counselling PREEMIEWORLD:  How long have you been working in your field? LEANNE:  I’ve been a mental health counsellor for just over 12 years and supporting preemie families since 2015. PREEMIEWORLD:  Why did you choose your current profession? LEANNE:  I was on the top of a mountain … Read More