June 2022 – Editor’s Note

“The preemie dad must be strong, supportive, loving and even stoic at times. Never think he isn’t crying inside or less invested; he is in fact hurting because the woman and child he loves is in pain. A pain he can’t fix.” – Adam Wood, Preemie Adventures Fathers in the NICU are typically known as the support system for mom … Read More

June 2022 – After the NICU

You’ve spent days, weeks or even months in the NICU and now you have received the best news! Your preemie is ready to come home! You may greet the day of discharge from the hospital with a mixture of joy and worry, but remember, with some preparation and planning, you’ll be ready, too. Medical needs after discharge: Some preemies will … Read More

June 2022 – Preemie of the Month

Preemie:  Brady David Wood Parents:  Adam and Jennifer Wood Gestation at Birth: 25 weeks NICU Stay: 135 days “The smallest person that I ever met in my life was also the strongest person I have ever met.” Brady’s Story: Our son Brady was born at 25 weeks weighing 1 lb 40z due to complications of preeclampsia and was IUGR. When … Read More