Preemie Story – February 2023

Preemie: Jonathan Pla Gestation: 31 weeks Days in the NICU: 45 Preemie Parent: Diane Rodriguez “My son was a gift from God. He was my little miracle, and he made me believe in myself.” – Diane Rodriguez Preemie Story: Becoming pregnant at eighteen was not part of the plan. My boyfriend and I had just broken up, and the dream … Read More

Preemie Freebies – February 2023

You told us, we heard you!  PreemieWorld is working on a free gifts program for families in the NICU, preemie or not.  Each month we will highlight trending topics around our community. This month we focus on Black History and the push for equalization.  Statistically, over 14% of Black women have premature births compared with 9% of white women. Characteristics … Read More

Preemie Story – January 2023

Preemie’s Full Name: Leon Giovanni Bertero Parent Name: Sheri Bertero Gestation at Birth: 26 weeks Days in the NICU: Currently in the NICU “Although he is small, he is mighty” – Sheri Bertero Preemie Story: Leon wasn’t due until March 3rd, however on November 28th, contractions started at 9pm. This was the first pregnancy that resulted in labor, so what … Read More