March 2022 – Preemie of the Month

Preemie: Lenox Sanders Gestation at Birth: 26 weeks A miracle and blessing wrapped in one. – Linda Lewis I found out I was pregnant at 23 weeks while getting a physical. Immediately, I was told to go to the hospital for an ultrasound. Once I got to the hospital, I was told I was 23 weeks and 5 days and … Read More

March 2022 – Preemie Organization Highlight

Name of Organization: Madelyn’s Fund Established: 2016 Outreach: Charlotte, SC Founder: Rachel Lee FOCUS: Madelyn’s Fund supports NICU patients and their families, including those who suffer the trauma of infant loss. We provide assistance to families at Novant Health Main hospital NICU and Levine Children’s Hospital NICU and neonatal CVICU. When families are faced with spending unexpected time in … Read More

March 2022 – After the NICU

March is Colic Awareness Month. Colic is excessive crying and fussiness that lasts for more than three hours at least three days a week for over three weeks. In full-term newborns, colic can start a few weeks after birth. It typically stops on its own by the time the baby is four months old. With preemies, colic can last longer. … Read More