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2019 Archive:


Volume VIII, Issue 8: August 2019

From Deb: Feeding Messages; Preemie Freebie: Breastfeeding a Preemie Report; Org: Baseball for Babies; Support: Carter’s Cause; Preemie Genius: The Career Explorer (Author: Ali Dunn); After the NICU: Guilt Over Not Breastfeeding; Online; PreemieWorld Tags: Easton

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Volume VIII, Issue 7: July 2019

From Deb: Preemie Black Hole; Preemie Freebie: PPD/PTSD Survey Report; Org: Babies with Books; Support: FSNCC; Preemie Genius: Everytiny Thing (NICU Milestone Cards); After the NICU: When You Need Help; Online; PreemieWorld Tags: Oliver Benjamin

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Volume VIII, Issue 6: June 2019

From Deb: Living in a Non-Preemie World; Preemie Freebie: Non-Preemie World Survey Summary; Org: Associazione Cuore Di Maglia; Support: Early Bird Foundation, INC; Preemie Genius: Beautycounter; After the NICU: Finding Your Preemie Tribe; Online; PreemieWorld Tags: Emma

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Volume VIII, Issue 5: May 2019

From Deb: Post-Discharge Life; Preemie Freebie: Post-Discharge Day Survey Summary; Org: Hudson David McNeel Foundation; Support: Care For Families; Preemie Genius: Twin to Twin (author: Crystal Duffy); After the NICU: Twin Talking Points; Preemie Support Online; PreemieWorld Tags: minii_but_mighty

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Volume VIII, Issue 4: April 2019

From Deb: Discharge Day; Preemie Freebie: Discharge Survey Summary; Org: Newborn Foundation; Support: Red de Apoyo a Papas de Prematuros (RAPP); Preemie Genius: Small but Mighty (author: Alyssa Veech, NNP); After the NICU: All of that Paperwork; Preemie Support Online; PreemieWorld Tags: Lennyn

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Volume VIII, Issue 3: March 2019

From Deb: NICU Life Unveiled; Preemie Freebie: Results of NICU Life Survey; Org: Twenty-Five and Four; Support: Helping Little Hands; Preemie Genius: Island Angel Gowns by Trisha; After the NICU: People Who Just Don’t Get It; Preemie Support Online; PreemieWorld Tags: Masy Faith Gray

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Volume VIII, Issue 2: February 2019

From Deb: Parent Stories Teach (Preemie Birth); Preemie Freebie: Results of Preemie Birth Survey; Org: Miracle Ear Foundation; Support: Bryce’s NICU Project; Preemie Genius: Keepsie; After the NICU: Struggle Feeding Solids; Preemie Support Online; PreemieWorld Tags: Mikeala Joy

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Volume VIII, Issue 1: January 2019

From Deb: PreemieWorld has a number of surprises in store for you; Preemie Freebie: Preemie Parent New Year’s Resolutions; Org: Island Angel Gowns by Trisha; Support: Mended Little Hearts; Preemie Genius: BEB Organic; After the NICU: Immunizations; Preemie Support Online; PreemieWorld Tags: The Paradis Triplets

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2018 Archive:


Volume VII, Issue 12: December 2018

From Deb: My Fierce Advocate; Preemie Freebie: Preemie Facebook Frame; Org: Knox Blocks Foundation; Support: Sister Friend Up; Preemie Genius: Developmental Care News (created & distributed by: The Early Babies website); After the NICU: Comebacks on Preemie Comments; Preemie Support Online; PreemieWorld Tags: Preemie Solikha Maya.

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Volume VII, Issue 11: November 2018

From Deb: Older Preemies Matter; Preemie Freebie: World Prematurity Awareness Listing; Org: Ryan House; Support: Pipsqueak’s; Preemie Genius: The Dad Pad Neonatal (developed by: Professor Minesh Khashu & Inventor Julian Bose); After the NICU: Q’s on Preemie Outcomes; Preemie Support Online; PreemieWorld Tags: Preemie Diesel.

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Volume VII, Issue 10: October 2018

From Deb: Hug an Angel Parent (Angel Parents Need Ongoing Support); Preemie Freebie: RSV Checklist; Org: The Nursery Project; Support: Court’s Preemie Foundation; Preemie Genius: Our Only Time (book by Amie Lands); After the NICU: Q’s for the Doctor About RSV; Preemie Support Online; PreemieWorld Tags: Preemie Noah.

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Volume VII, Issue 9: September 2018

From Deb: CP Awareness is Key (Cerebral Palsy Awareness by Everyone); Preemie Freebie: World CP Day Badge; Org: National Diaper Bank Network; Support: thenicudad.com; Preemie Genius: Good Things Come in Small Packages: I Was a Preemie (book by Candy Campbell, R.N.); After the NICU: Q’s for the Doctor About Cerebral Palsy; Preemie Support Online; PreemieWorld Tags: Preemie Egypt.

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Volume VII, Issue 8: August 2018

From Deb: Feed the Baby (Breastfeeding is More than Putting Your Preemie to the Breast); Preemie Freebie: Champion Provider Certificate; Org: Noah’s Miracles; Support: NICU Food from the Heart; Preemie Genius: Navigating the Unknown (book by Amie Lands); After the NICU: Q’s for the Doctor About Breastfeeding; Preemie Support Online; PreemieWorld Tags: Preemie Jaiden.

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Volume VII, Issue 7: July 2018

From Deb: Angel Parents are Still Parents; Preemie Freebie: Preemie Angel Certificate; Org: Amiamusica; Support: NICU Family Alliance; Preemie Genius: Caring for Your Baby in the Neonatal Unit (book by Inga Warren and Cherry Bond); After the NICU: Q’s for the Doctor About Feeding Issues; Preemie Support Online; PreemieWorld Tags: Introducing PreemieWorld Tags!

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Volume VII, Issue 6: June 2018

From Deb: PTSD Affects Us All; Preemie Freebie: PTSD Awareness Badge; Org: Minnesota Neonatal Foundation; Support: Love for Lily; Preemie Genius: Stuck in Bed (book by Jennifer Degl and Angela Davids); After the NICU: Q’s for the Doctor About GERD/Reflux Resolving; Preemie Support Online; Giving from the Heart: Pints for Preemies (Minnesota Neonatal Foundation).

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Volume VII, Issue 5: May 2018

From Deb: Parent Power; Preemie Freebie: Kangaroo Care Awareness Day; Org: Asociatia Prematurilor; Support: Pierce’s Project; Preemie Genius: DREAMWISP (book by Nicole Brady); After the NICU: Questions for the Doctor About Medical Equipment; Preemie Support Online; Giving from the Heart: Kangaroo Care Awareness Day (and Kangaroo.care website).

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Volume VII, Issue 4: April 2018

From Deb: Preemie Comfort; Preemie Freebie: Mama Bear; Org: Brady’s Bridge; Support: Colourful Beginnings; Preemie Genius: One of Two (book by Ali Dunn of Me2Books); After the NICU: Questions for the Visiting Nurse; Preemie Support Online; Giving from the Heart: Parents of Preemies Day + ‘Tinis for Preemies.

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Volume VII, Issue 3: March 2018

From Deb: Preemie Brains; Preemie Freebie: Preemie Brains are Flexible; Org: For Kids Foundation; Support: Our Little Preemie; Preemie Genius: Colson & Joe Breastfeeding Care Boxes; After the NICU: Interviewing a Physical Therapist; Preemie Support Online; Giving from the Heart: NEC Society – NEC Symposium 2019.

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Volume VII, Issue 2: February 2018

From Deb: Parents & Preemie Nutrition; Preemie Freebie: Preemie Valentines; Org: National Child Trust (NCT); Support: Inspire Preemie Community; Preemie Genius: Lily’s Hope: A Preemie’s Journey of Hope; After the NICU: Interviewing a Pediatrician; Preemie Support Online; Giving from the Heart: Swaddle4Swaddle.

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Volume VII, Issue 1: January 2018

From Deb: Helping Preemies Thrive; Preemie Freebie: Preemie Angels – Always Remembered; Org: ST.AN.DE; Support: Project Preemie; Preemie Genius: Lulla Doll; After the NICU: New Year, New Questions; Preemie Support Online;Giving from the Heart: Speaking of NEC: Unplugged.

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2017 Archive:


Volume VI, Issue 12: December 2017

Preemie Professional: Stacey Skrysak, President and Co-Founder of the Triple Heart Foundation; Advocate: World Braille Day; Preemie Freebie: VIPreemie (VIP) Badges; Org: Triple Heart Foundation; Support: Will’s Way Foundation; PreemieWorld Facebook Page Like Contest; Preemie Genius: ResQWedge ; After the NICU: When It Is Time to Change Doctors; Preemie Support Online; PreemieWorld’s Preemie Shower.

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Volume VI, Issue 11: November 2017

Preemie Pro: Bob Selby, Executive Director, Holding Tiny Hands ; Preemie Freebie: World Prematurity Day Awareness Activities Listing; Org: Aly & Izy Foundation; Support: TEACUP Preemie Program; Preemie Genius: Lifenest Mattress; After the NICU: Entering RSV Lock-down; Preemie Support Online; PreemieWorld’s Preemie Shower.

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Volume VI, Issue 10: October 2017

Preemie Pro: Susan Hepworth, Director, National Coalition for Infant Health (NCfIH); Preemie Freebie: The Gap Baby: An RSV Story; Org: World Cerebral Palsy (CP) Day; Support: Spoons; Preemie Genius: Tubesies; After the NICU: Cold and Flu Season; Preemie Support Online; PreemieWorld’s Preemie Shower.

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Volume VI, Issue 9: September 2017

Preemie Pro: Michele Schusterman, Founder & President, CP NOW; Preemie Freebie: Liquid Gold: Every Drop Counts; Org: Neo-Fight; Support: ICU Baby; Preemie Genius: I Was a Preemie Just Like You (Ali Dunn); After the NICU: Baby Noggin; Preemie Support Online; PreemieWorld’s Preemie Shower.

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Volume VI, Issue 8: August 2017

Preemie Pro: Betsy Pilon, President, Hope for HIE; Preemie Freebie: Liquid Gold: Every Drop Counts; Org: The Patrick Palin Foundation; Support: Doris Mollel Foundation; Preemie Genius: MYMilkiD; After the NICU: Breastfeeding Goals, Preemie Style; Preemie Support Online; PreemieWorld’s Preemie Shower.

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Volume VI, Issue 7: July 2017

Preemie Pro:Robynne R. Rembecki, MOT, OTR/L, CNT (Res-Q Wedge); Preemie Freebie: NICU Nutritionist Badges; Org: Child-Bright Network; Support: Little Angel Wings; Preemie Genius: Juniper (Kelley & Thomas French) ; After the NICU: Speaking Up, Speaking Real Loud; Preemie Support Online; PreemieWorld’s Preemie Shower.

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Volume VI, Issue 6: June 2017

Preemie Pro: Dr. Jin Lee; Advocate: PTSD Awareness Month; Preemie Freebie: Preemie Parent PTSD Awareness Badge; Org: Samuel’s Trees; Support: WakeMed; PreemieWorld Facebook Page Like Contest; Preemie Genius: Flora Tummys Probiotic Sprinkles ; After the NICU: PTSD Can Occur Later & Linger; Preemie Support Online; PreemieWorld’s Preemie Shower.

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Volume VI, Issue 5: May 2017

Preemie Pro:Susan Ludington, RN, MPH; Advocate: Kangaroo Care Awareness Day; Preemie Freebie: Kangaroo Care Badge; Org: Twins & Multiples Initiative (TAMI); Support: AFPNC Voice; PreemieWorld Facebook Page Like Contest; Preemie Genius: Playtypus Media: Rich and Creamy for My Preemie Coloring Book for Siblings ; After the NICU: Going to Someone Elses’ Shower; Preemie Support Online; PreemieWorld’s Preemie Shower.

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Volume VI, Issue 4: April 2017

Preemie Pro:Sue Ludwig, OTR/L, National Association of Neonatal Therapists; Advocate: HIE Awareness Month; Preemie Freebie: Preemie Birth Certificate and Preemie Angel Certificate; Org: Hope for HIE; Support: Handfull Hearts; PreemieWorld Facebook Page Like Contest; Preemie Genius: PeekABoo ICU Preemie App ; After the NICU: Planning a Baby Shower; Preemie Support Online; PreemieWorld’s Preemie Shower.

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Volume VI, Issue 3: March 2017

Preemie Pro:Jenné Johns, MPH; Advocate: International Cerebral Palsy Awareness Month; Preemie Freebie: Cerebral Palsy Infographic; Org: Tiny Feet Foundation; Support: CP Daily Living; PreemieWorld Facebook Page Like Contest; Preemie Genius: Once Upon a Preemie ; After the NICU: Cerebral Palsy Diagnosis; Preemie Support Online; PreemieWorld’s Preemie Shower.

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Volume VI, Issue 2: February 2017

Preemie Professional: Traci Nagy (Feeding Tube Awareness Foundation; Advocate: Feeding Tube Awareness; Preemie Freebie: I Love My Tubie! Badge; Org: Oley Foundation; Support: Silvie Bells; PreemieWorld Facebook Page Like Contest; Preemie Genius: On Coming Alive: A Journal Through Grief ; After the NICU: Feeding Tubes & the Public; Preemie Support Online; PreemieWorld’s Preemie Shower.

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Volume VI, Issue 1: January 2017

Preemie Professional: Stacey Skrysak, President and Co-Founder of the Triple Heart Foundation; Advocate: World Braille Day; Preemie Freebie: VIPreemie (VIP) Badges; Org: Triple Heart Foundation; Support: Will’s Way Foundation; PreemieWorld Facebook Page Like Contest; Preemie Genius: ResQWedge ; After the NICU: When It Is Time to Change Doctors; Preemie Support Online; PreemieWorld’s Preemie Shower.

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2016 Archive:


Volume V, Issue 12: December 2016

Preemie Professional:Kim Updegrove, RN, CNM, MSN, MPH, Executive Director, Mother’s Milk Bank at Austin; Advocate: Handwashing Awareness; Preemie Freebie: Holidays with Preemies; Org: Little Miracles; Support: Seattle Parents of Preemies; PreemieWorld Facebook Page Like Contest; Preemie Genius: Book – Beyond the Laces by Bob Salomon & Rick Young and Illustrated by Ken Jones ; After the NICU: Holidays are the Hardest; Preemie Support Online; PreemieWorld’s Preemie Shower.

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Volume V, Issue 11: November 2016

Preemie Professional:Cheryl A. Milford, Ed.S, Cheryl Milford Consulting; Advocate: Prematurity Awareness; Preemie Freebie: Celebrating Preemies are Warriors; Org: Eli Collins Foundation for Premature Babies; Support: Premature Baby & Family ; PreemieWorld Facebook Page Like Contest; Preemie Genius: Little Lotus Baby Swaddle ; After the NICU: Emotional Preemie Triggers; Preemie Support Online; PreemieWorld’s Preemie Shower.

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Volume V, Issue 10: October 2016

Preemie Professional: Amelia M. Kowalisyn, Emma’s Footprints; Advocate: Pregnancy & Infant Loss Awareness; Preemie Freebie: Celebrating NICU Respiratory Therapists; Org: Special Kids, Special Care; Support: Con Amor Vencerás A.C., Primero lo Primero; PreemieWorld Facebook Page Like Contest; Preemie Genius: Sensory Magnets ; After the NICU: Developmental Delay and Competing Parents; Preemie Support Online; PreemieWorld’s Preemie Shower.

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Volume V, Issue 9: September 2016

Preemie Life: Samuel Grant Lundgren and Jacob Paul Lundgren; Advocate: NICU Nurses Day; Preemie Freebie: Celebrating NICU Nurses; Term: Brain Bleed; Support: Pediatric Hydrocephalus Foundation, Inc.; PreemieWorld Facebook Page Like Contest; Preemie Genius: Book: The Boy Who Could Run But Not Walk by Karen Pape, MD ; After the NICU: Brain Injury Hope; Preemie Support Online; PreemieWorld’s Preemie Shower.

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Volume V, Issue 8: August 2016

Preemie Professional: Kathleen A. Marinelli, MD, IBCLC, FABM, FAAP; Advocate: Black Breastfeeding Week; Preemie Freebie: Human Milk Infographic; Org: Black Mother’s Breastfeeding Association; Support: The Potato Head Project; PreemieWorld Facebook Page Like Contest; Preemie Genius: Book: Work. Pump. Repeat by Jessica Shortall ; After the NICU: Pumping/Breastfeeding After the NICU; Preemie Support Online; PreemieWorld’s Preemie Shower.

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Volume V, Issue 7: July 2016

Preemie Professional: Mrs. Jane Plumb, MBE, Chief Executive, Group Strep B Support; Advocate: Group Strep B Awareness; Preemie Freebie: Group Strep B by the Numbers; Org: Faith’s Lodge.; Support: The Gift of Life; PreemieWorld Facebook Page Like Contest; Preemie Genius: Raising a Happy Healthy Eater by Nimali Fernando, MD, MPH and Melanie Potock, MA, CCC-SLP ; After the NICU: Inappropriate Questions After the NICU; Preemie Support Online; PreemieWorld’s Preemie Shower.

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Volume V, Issue 6: June 2016

Preemie Professional: Parijat Deshpande, MS, CWC, CSMC; Advocate: PTSD Awareness Day; Preemie Freebie: “NICU Social Workers Support Families”; Org: Newborn Hope, Inc.; Support: The Superhero Project; PreemieWorld Facebook Page Like Contest; Preemie Genius: BAMBO Nature Diapers by Abena North America ; After the NICU: PPD/PTSD Can Happen Later On Post-NICU; Preemie Support Online; PreemieWorld’s Preemie Shower.

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Volume V, Issue 5: May 2016

Preemie Professional: Shannon Green Hanson, PhD; Advocate: Kangaroo Care Awareness Day; Preemie Freebie: “The Top 10 Things You Need to Know Right Now”; Org: Mental Health America; Support: Glo Preemies; PreemieWorld Facebook Page Like Contest; Preemie Genius: Preemie Clothes by Ranenko ; After the NICU: Coming Out of RSV Lock-Down; Preemie Support Online; PreemieWorld’s Preemie Shower.

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Volume V, Issue 4: April 2016

Preemie Professional: Jane Marie Chen; Advocate: Multiples Awareness Month; Preemie Resource: “Preemie Multiples are More to Love”; Org: Emma’s Footprints; Support: Maison Alexander Support Group; PreemieWorld Facebook Page Like Contest; Preemie Genius: Four Before Their Time by Timothy Spillane ; After the NICU: You are the Expert of Your Child; Preemie Support Online; UPDATE: International Neonatal Consortium.

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Volume V, Issue 3: March 2016

Preemie Professional: Chief Mrs. Yvonnie Igweh, LLB.B.L., MPhil (Cantab); Advocate: Cerebral Palsy Awareness; Preemie Resource: “Neos are Lifesavers”; Org: Unspoken Grief; Support: Little Big Souls International; PreemieWorld Facebook Page Like Contest; Preemie Genius: tiny steps – My First Year by Leanne Sawyer ; After the NICU: Early Intervention is Key; Preemie Support Online; Preemie Parent Words: Parent Instinct Pays Off.

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Volume V, Issue 2: February 2016

Preemie Professional: Maureen H. Greer, BA; Advocate: Feeding Tube Awareness Week; Preemie Resource: “Preemie Therapists Move the World”; Org: Toby’s Shower for Babies; Support: Parent to Parent NICU Family Support; PreemieWorld Facebook Page Like Contest; Preemie Genius: Once in a Lullaby by Cheryl Campbell and Various Artists; After the NICU: Finding a Good Therapist; Preemie Support Online; Preemie Parent Words: When Preemie Therapy is Stuck.

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Volume V, Issue 1: January 2016

Preemie Professional: Jenny McGlothlin, MS, CCC-SLP; Advocate: World Braille Day; Preemie Resource: “Feeding & Swallowing Disorders”; Org: The Preemie Project; Support: Today is a Good Day; PreemieWorld Facebook Page Like Contest; Preemie Genius: Helping Your Child with Extreme Picky Eating by Katja Rowell and Jenny McGlothlin; After the NICU: Preemie Parent Resolutions; Preemie Support Online; Preemie Parent Words: 12 Years to Get Through Feeding Challenges.

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2015: Archive


Volume IV, Issue 12: December 2015

Preemie Professional: Lesley Berreira, MADS, BCBA; Advocate: RSV Brief & Tips; Preemie Resource: “Preemie Dads are Powerful”; Org: Baby Blues Connection; Support: Nathan C. Splant Foundation; PreemieWorld Facebook Page Like Contest; Preemie Genius: Girl in Glass by Deanna Fei; After the NICU: Playing the “Preemie Card”; Preemie Support Online; Holiday Gifts for the Differently-Abled Child.

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Volume IV, Issue 11: November 2015

Preemie Professional: Melanie Potock,MA, CCC-SLP & Author; Advocate: Prematurity Awareness; Preemie Resource: “Preemies are Warriors”; Org: Preemie Parent Alliance (PPA); Support: Connected 2 NICU, Inc.; PreemieWorld Facebook Page Like Contest; Preemie Genius: A Giraffe Called Neo by Alison Schleef; After the NICU: Preemie Myths & the Public Eye; Preemie Support Online; Reality Check: Real Awareness that Prematurity is Lifelong.

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Volume IV, Issue 10: October 2015

Preemie Professional: Tiffany Bowen, MBA, MAT; Advocate: Pregnancy & Infant Loss Month; Preemie Resource: “Preemie Angel Parent Logo”; Org: Brave Beginnings; Support: Connected Forever; PreemieWorld Facebook Page Like Contest; Preemie Genius: I am A Preemie! Tag; After the NICU: RSV & Synagis Preparation; Preemie Support Online; Suggested Resources: When A Preemie Passes Away.

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Volume IV, Issue 9: September 2015

Preemie Professional: Linda S. Franck, RN, PhD, FRCPCH, FAAN; Advocate: NICU Awareness Month; Preemie Resource: “NICU Nurses Day Logo”; Org: Little Warrior Princesses; Support: Made for a Miracle; PreemieWorld Facebook Page Like Contest; Preemie Genius: Owlet Baby Vitals Monitor; After the NICU: Visiting the Nurses; Preemie Support Online; Tip: NICU Nurses are Angels (Part VI).

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Volume IV, Issue 8: August 2015

Preemie Professional: LeAnn Hoye, RN, BSN, MSPT; Advocate: World Breastfeeding Week; Preemie Resource: “Preemie Moms are Tough”; Org: Sensory Processing Disorder Foundation; Support: Ella Bullis Foundation; PreemieWorld Facebook Page Like Contest; Preemie Genius: Healing of the 1 lb. Baby by Marie Delanote; After the NICU: Sensory Issues; Preemie Support Online; Tip: Preemies are Tough (Part V).

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Volume IV, Issue 7: July 2015

Preemie Professional: Marina V. Boykova, PhD; Advocate: International Group B Strep Awareness Month; Preemie Resource: “Preemie Tough”; Org: Kindness Matters, Inc.; Support: Tiny Beating Hearts; PreemieWorld Facebook Page Like Contest; Preemie Genius: Miracle Baby Shirts; After the NICU: To Tell or Not to Tell?; Preemie Support Online; Tip: Preemies are Tough (Part IV).

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Volume IV, Issue 6: June 2015

Preemie Professional: Chantal Lau, PhD; Advocate: PTSD Awareness Day; Preemie Resource: “The Top 10 Things You Need to Know Right Now”; Org: So Precious; Support: Walk with Wings; PreemieWorld Facebook Page Like Contest; Preemie Genius: Your Life After Trauma by Michele Rosenthal; After the NICU: PTSD – Is this YOU?; Preemie Support Online; Tips: Mental Health Help is Crucial (Part III).

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Volume IV, Issue 5: May 2015

Preemie Professional: Silke Mader; Advocate: Kangaroo Care Awareness Day; Preemie Resource: “Parents of Preemies Day Logos”; Org: Milky Mums; Support: Little Miracles; PreemieWorld Facebook Page Like Contest; Preemie Genius: Complex Child Magazine; After the NICU: Sibling Rivalry at Home; Preemie Support Online; Tips: Preemie Parents are Part of the Team (Part II).

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Volume IV, Issue 4: April 2015

Preemie Professional: Dr. Michael Narvey, BScH, MD, FAAP, FRCPC; Advocate: World Autism Day; Preemie Resource: “Health Record”Org: www.Plupp.org; Support: His Middle Name; PreemieWorld Facebook Page Like Contest; Preemie Genius: Bentley’s Preemie Blessing by Michelle Marie Stevens; After the NICU: The Preemie Binder; Preemie Support OnlineTips: Preemie Parents are Powerful (Part I).

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Volume IV, Issue 3: March 2015

Preemie Professional: Dr. Saroj Saigal, MD, FRCP, C, FAAP; Advocate: U.S. National Cerebral Palsy Awareness Day; Preemie Resource: “Financial Resources”; Org: Caiden’s Hope Foundation; Support: Our Premature Children Foundation; PreemieWorld Facebook Page Like Contest; Preemie Genius: Go Preemies! by Andy Male; After the NICU: Tips for Working Through the NICU Coverage & Insurance; Preemie Support Online; Q&A: The Measles Epidemic & Preemies – What to Do?

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Volume IV, Issue 2: February 2015

Preemie Professional: Ram Yogev, MD; Advocate: Feeding Tube Awareness Week; Preemie Resource: “Milestone Log”; Org: Dandy-Walker Alliance, Inc.; Support: Parents of Preemies Association; PreemieWorld Facebook Page Like Contest; Preemie Genius: Preemie Voices by Saroj Sagail, MD; After the NICU: Approaching the Pediatrician on Delays; Preemie Support Online; Q&A: Advice for Parents & Pros Regarding Preemies.

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Volume IV, Issue 1: January 2015

Preemie Professional: Laurel & Jerome Kapferer; Advocate: World Braille Day; Preemie Resource: “A Preemie’s 1st Birthday Note to Mom”; Org: Team Grayson; Support: Hailey’s Hope Foundation; PreemieWorld Facebook Page Like Contest; Preemie Genius: Grayson – A Documentary; After the NICU: Rehospitalization Happens; Preemie Support Online; Synagis Update: NPA Guidelines, Reporting RSV & Petitions.

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2014: Archive


Volume III, Issue 12: December 2014

Preemie Professional: Simone Missop, B.Sc, GradCert. NICU, B.Ed.; Advocate: National Handwashing Awareness Week; Preemie Resource: “Holidays with Preemies”; Org: Ready Step Grow – Empowering Parents of Prems; Support: Lily’s Hope Foundation; PreemieWorld Facebook Page Like Contest; Preemie Genius: NICU Art Crib Cards; After the NICU: After World Prematurity Day/Month, RSV Style!; Preemie Support Online; PETITION: New RSV Petition Citing Research Discrepancies.

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Volume III, Issue 11: November 2014

Preemie Professional: Mrs. Asta Speicyte-Radzeviciene; Advocate: Prematurity Awareness; Preemie Resource: “World Prematurity Awareness Events”; Org: Pebbles of Hope; Support: NICUPs; PreemieWorld Facebook Page Like Contest; Preemie Genius: The Baby Signing Book; After the NICU: Preparing for the Holidays, RSV Style!; Preemie Support Online; Tips: RSV Advocacy for Parents & Professionals.

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Volume III, Issue 10: October 2014

Preemie Professional: Paula Tarver, OTR/L and Jeanne Martin, OTR/L; Advocate: Pregnancy & Infant Loss Month; Preemie Resource: “Staying #RSVfree”; Org: High Risk Hope; Support: The Little Bear Foundation; PreemieWorld Facebook Page Like Contest; Preemie Genius: Mighty Tykes’ Infant & Child Weights; After the NICU: Paying for Synagis (palivizumab); Preemie Support Online; Q&A: What are the Top Myths Surrounding RSV?

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Volume III, Issue 9: September 2014

Preemie Professional: Carole Kenner, PhD, RN, NNP, FAAN; Advocate: NICU Awareness Month; Preemie Resource: “NICU Nurses Day Note”; Org: Jackson Chance Foundation; Support: Family Support Network of Central Carolina and Guilford County Partnership for Children; PreemieWorld Facebook Page Like Contest; Preemie Genius: Firefly Upsee; After the NICU: RSV & Synagis Preparation; Preemie Support Online; CHANGES: AAP Revises Synagis Guidelines.

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Volume III, Issue 8: August 2014

Preemie Professional: Jennifer Canvasser, MSW; Advocate: The Preemie Petition Update; Preemie Resource: “Necrotizing Enterocolitis (NEC)”; Org: NEC Society; Support: The Morgan Leary Vaughan Fund; PreemieWorld Facebook Page Like Contest; Preemie Genius: No Time to Quit by Gail Lipe; After the NICU: After Having NEC in the NICU; Preemie Support Online; Awareness: Necrotizing Enterocolitis (NEC).

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Volume III, Issue 7: July 2014

Preemie Professional: Kate Weldon LeBlanc, BSW, MSPA; Advocate: The Preemie Petition; Preemie Resource: “ Preemie Tough”; Org: Tiny Footprints Guild; Support: Early Buds; PreemieWorld Facebook Page Like Contest; Preemie Genius: MATT: The Film; After the NICU: Visiting the Dentist; Preemie Support Online; Tips: Preparing for a Pediatric Dentist.

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Volume III, Issue 6: June 2014

Preemie Professional: Erin O’Donohue; Advocate: PTSD Awareness Day; Preemie Resource: “ Preemie Father’s Day Note”; Org: Embrace; Support: First Touch at St. George’s; PreemieWorld Facebook Page Like Contest; Preemie Genius: Incubator Covers by Senso-Care; After the NICU: Father’s Day; Preemie Support Online; Ideas for Father’s Day in the NICU.

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Volume III, Issue 5: May 2014

Preemie Professional: Lisa Grubbs; Advocate: Parents of Preemies Day; Preemie Resource: “ Preemie Mother’s Day Note”; Org: Human Milk Banking Association of North America (HMBANA); Support: Miracle Babies; PreemieWorld Facebook Page Like Contest; Preemie Genius: Kozie Clothes – G-Tube Clothing; After the NICU: Mother’s Day; Preemie Support Online; Preemie Mother’s Day Note.

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Volume III, Issue 4: April 2014

Preemie Professional: Mandy Daly; Advocate: World Autism Day; Preemie Resource: “ <3 Preemies”; Org: The Linden Fund; Support: Prematurforeningen Mirakel; PreemieWorld Facebook Page Like Contest; Preemie Genius: Life with Grace by Jennifer Schwertfeger; After the NICU: Resources for Trach Babies; Preemie Support Online; Top 3 Tips for Going Home on a Trach.

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Volume III, Issue 3: March 2014

Preemie Professional: Nick Hall; Advocate: Developmental Disabilities Month; Preemie Resource: “Music Therapy”; Org: NIDCAP Federation International; Support: Life’s Little Treasures; PreemieWorld Facebook Page Like Contest; Preemie Genius: From Hope to Joy by Jennifer Degl; After the NICU: Music Therapy; Preemie Support Online; Music Therapy.

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Volume III, Issue 2: February 2014

Preemie Professional: Dianne I. Maroney, RN, MS, CS; Advocate: Feeding Tube Awareness Month; Preemie Resource: “Feeding Tube Awareness”; Org: Capturing Hopes Photography; Support: Prematuridade.com; PreemieWorld Facebook Page Like Contest; Preemie Genius: Preemie Rattles; After the NICU: Feeding Tubes; Preemie Support Online; Lahav Lab Program.

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Volume III, Issue 1: January 2014

Preemie Professional: Paula Korelitz, M.Ed.; Advocate: World Braille Day; Preemie Resource: “Retinopathy of Prematurity (ROP)”; Org: Now I Lay Me Down to Sleep; Support: Little Giraffe Foundation; PreemieWorld Facebook Page Like Contest; Preemie Genius: My Bubble Wrap Girl by Becky Meechan; After the NICU: ROP Exams; Preemie Support Online; True or False: Myths About Retinopathy of Prematurity (ROP).

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2013: Archive


Volume II, Issue 12: December 2013

Preemie Professional: Amir Lahav, M.D.; Advocate: International Disabilities Day; Preemie Resource: “World Prematurity Day Events”; Org: Meningitis; Support: National Premmie Foundation; PreemieWorld Facebook Page Like Contest; Preemie Genius: Heartbreak & Miracles by Vickie Herbert; After the NICU: Preemie Box; Preemie Support Online; Lahav Lab Program.

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Volume II, Issue 11: November 2013

Preemie Professional: Richard Koulbanis (Neonatology Today); Advocate: World Prematurity Day; Preemie Resource: “World Prematurity Day Events”; Org: Bliss; Support: NICUPs Holiday Program; PreemieWorld Facebook Page Like Contest; Preemie Genius: Owyn’s Butterfly Kisses Calendar; After the NICU: First Pediatrician Appointment; Preemie Support Online; NICU Bill of Rights.

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Volume II, Issue 10: October 2013

Preemie Professional: Edward C. Co, M.D.; Advocate: Hydrocephalus Day; Preemie Resource: “#RSVfree”; Org: Reaching for the Stars: A Foundation of Hope for Children with Cerebral Palsy; Support: Owyn’s Butterfly Kisses; Preemie Parent Alliance (PPA) Summit; Preemie Genius: Advance My Baby by Paula Tarver; After the NICU: Do Not Touch My Baby; Preemie Support Online; Myths Surrounding Respiratory Syncytial Virus (RSV).

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Volume II, Issue 9: September 2013

Preemie Professional: Susanne Tropez-Sims, M.D., MPH, FAAP Advocate: World Cerebral Palsy Day Vote; Preemie Resource: “Respiratory Syncytial Virus (RSV) Awareness”; Org: Alliance for Patient Access (AfPA); Support: Quiet Light; Preemie Parent Alliance (PPA) Summit; Preemie Genius: Imagine by Dianne Maroney; After the NICU: RSV Diaper Bag Check; Preemie Support Online; Top 3 Things to Prevent Respiratory Syncytial Virus (RSV).

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Volume II, Issue 8: August 2013

Preemie Professional: Kelli D. Kelley; Advocate: National Immunization Month; Preemie Resource: “Mothers of Supertwins (MOST) Weight Chart”; Org: Feeding Matters; Support: Mothers of Supertwins (MOST); Preemie Parent Alliance (PPA) Summit; Preemie Genius: Tamiko Clothes; After the NICU: Early Intervention – Check In Early & Often; Preemie Support Online; Q&A: Multiples Myths.

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Volume II, Issue 7: July 2013

Preemie Professional: Maureen A. Doolan Boyle; Advocate: Group Strep B Awareness; Preemie Resource: “Giving Back After Having a Preemie”; Org: Parent to Parent USA; Support: NICU Helping Hands; PreemieWorld Facebook Page Like Contest; Preemie Genius: Tamiko Clothes; After the NICU: Having a Nurse in the Home; Preemie Support Online; Q&A: What is a Postpartum Doula (Kamitian).

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Volume II, Issue 6: June 2013

Preemie Professional: Joel Brens; Advocate: World Blood Donor Day; Preemie Resource: “Tips for Preemie Dads”; Org: Global Alliance to Prevent Prematurity & Stillbirth (GAPPS); Support: Papas of Preemies; PreemieWorld Facebook Page Like Contest; Preemie Genius: Tamiko Clothes; After the NICU: Father’s Day Preemie Support Online; Father’s Day in the NICU.

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Volume II, Issue 5: May 2013

Preemie Professional: Yamile C. Jackson, PhD, PE, PMP; Advocate: NIDCAP; Preemie Resource: “Important Information”; Org: Vision Research ROPARD Foundation; Support: Irish Preemies; PreemieWorld Facebook Page Like Contest; Preemie Genius: Peek-A-Boo ICU; After the NICU: Changes to Your Address Book; Preemie Support Online; Kangaroo Mother Care Day.

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Volume II, Issue 4: April 2013

Preemie Professional: Steven M. Shapiro, M.D., M.S.H.A.; Advocate: NIDCAP; Preemie Resource: “Preemie Parent Power”; Org: Parents of Infants and Children with Kernicterus (PICK); Support: Dallas Preemie Parents; PreemieWorld Facebook Page Like Contest; Preemie Genius: Parent Medical Special Needs DVD; After the NICU: Asking for Help; Preemie Support Online; Q & A: Hand to Hold For the Love of Babies.

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Volume II, Issue 3: March 2013

Preemie Professional: Heidelise Als, PhD; Advocate: Parents of Preemies Day; Preemie Resource: “Preemie Parent Power”; Org: Canadian NICU Support Foundation (CNSF); Support: Preemies Today; PreemieWorld Facebook Page Like Contest; Preemie Genius: PAL Pacifier; After the NICU: Emotions; Preemie Support Online; Q & A: Nick Hall, Parents of Preemies Day.

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Volume II, Issue 2: February 2013

Preemie Professional: Keira Sorrells; Advocate: RSV Petition; Preemie Resource: “Feeding & Swallowing Disorders”; Org: National Lekotek Center; Support: Project Sweet Peas; PreemieWorld Facebook Page Like Contest; Preemie Genius: Born So Soon; After the NICU: Feeding Clinic Questions; Preemie Support Online; Feeding Programs.

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Volume II, Issue 1: January 2013

Preemie Professional: Gigi R. Khonyongwa-Fernandez, BSc, MSc; Advocate: World Braille Day; Preemie Resource: “Positive Breastfeeding”; Org: Hydrocephalus Association; Support: The Tiny Miracles Fund; PreemieWorld Facebook Page Like Contest; Preemie Genius: It’s A Preemie Thing; After the NICU: Handling Winter Appointments; Preemie Support Online; Life as a Preemie Parent.

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2012: Archive


Volume I, Issue 10: December 2012

Preemie Professional: Suzanne Staebler, DNP, APRN, NNP-BC; Advocate: the PREEMIE Act; Preemie Resource: “Holidays with Preemies”; Org: Keep ‘Em Cookin’; Support: NICUPS; PreemieWorld Preemie Book 15% Off for a Limited Time; Preemie Genius: Ryan Fights the Green Monsters (Dianne Lazer, MA, CCC-SLP/COM, Lic. Celia Padron, MD, FAAP Rose Payne, CHCC); After the NICU: Developmental Concerns; Preemie Support Online; Q&A with Angela of Keep Em Cookin: Post-Preemie Pregnancy.

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Volume I, Issue 9: November 2012

Preemie Professional: Judy Meehan; Advocate: World Prematurity Day; Preemie Resource: “We are Excited Note: RSV Season”; Org: National Association of Neonatal Therapists (NANT); Support: Holding Tiny Hands; PreemieWorld Founder in the Media Advocating for Preemies; Preemie Genius: The Littlest Peanut (Shannan Wilson); After the NICU: Juggling Life at Home!; Preemie Support Online; Q&A with Gigi of Families Blossoming – “What is a Preemie Coach?”

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Volume I, Issue 8: October 2012

Preemie Professional: Mitchell R. Goldstein, M.D., F.A.A.P.; Advocate: RSV Petition; Preemie Resource: Access to Synagis; Org: Families Blossoming; Support: Preemie Prints; Preemie Parent Alliance Summit in Chicago; Preemie Genius: preemie (Kasey Mathews); After the NICU: RSV Season – Yikes!; Preemie Support Online; Q&A: The Importance of Getting All Synagis Shots in a Season.

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Volume I, Issue 7: September 2012

Preemie Professional: Alan R. Spitzer, M.D.; Advocate: RSV Petition; Preemie Resource: Revvin’ Up for RSV Season; Org: Bee Mighty; Support: Zoe Rose Memorial Foundation; PreemieWorld’s Twitter Contest; Preemie Genius: Hold Your Prem; After the NICU: Milestone Catch-Up Worries; Preemie Support Online; Q&A: When a Preemie is Having Trouble Feeding.

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Volume I, Issue 6: August 2012

Preemie Professional: Sharon M. Chesna, MPA; Advocate: Preemie Parent Alliance; Preemie Resource: Medication List; Org: The Lahav Lab; Support: National Perinatal Association (NPA); PreemieWorld’s Facebook Contest; Preemie Genius: Hug Me Joey; Preemie Support Online; Preemie Thank You: Becky Discenza and the Inova Fairfax Hopsital NICU team.

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Volume I, Issue 5: July 2012

Preemie Professional: Chrysty Sturdivant, OTR/L; Advocate: RSV Prevention; Preemie Resource: Questions & Notes for the Preemie Professional; Org: United States Institute for Kangaroo Care (USIKC); Support: ROP Foundation; PreemieWorld: Summer Sale with Coupon Code; Preemie Genius: Smart 911; Preemie Support Online; Preemie Thank You: Kylie Pelleymounter and Florida Hospital South NICU.

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Volume I, Issue 4: June 2012

Preemie Professional: Linda W. Storm, CEIM, IAIMT; Advocate: National Premature Infant Health Coalition (NPIHC); Preemie Resource: Prepping for Discharge Day; Org: Foundation for Premature Infants; Support: Jewish Family and Children’s Service (JF&CS); PreemieWorld: Personalized NICU Survivor Tags; Preemie Genius: Married with Special-Needs Children; Preemie Support Online; Preemie Thank You: Henry and the University Medical Center in Tucson, Arizona.

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Volume I, Issue 3: May 2012

Preemie Professional: Sue L. Hall, M.D.; Advocate: 2011 Summit Reports; Preemie Resource: The Top 10 Things Preemie Parents Need Now; Org: Preemie Parent Alliance (PPA); Support: Lukas’ Fund; PreemieWorld Subscriber Contest; Preemie Genius: Kozie Clothes; Preemie JOY!; Preemie Support Online; Preemie Thank You: Henry and the University Medical Center in Tucson, Arizona.

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Volume I, Issue 2: April 2012

Preemie Professional: James E. Dice, PharmD, FPPAG; Advocate: Preemie Networks; Preemie Resource: The Top 10 Things Preemie Parents Need Now; Org: First Candle; Support: Hand to Hold; DVD: little man is a Must-See; Preemie Genius: Come Home Soon Coloring Books; Preemie JOY!; Preemie Support Online; Preemie Thank You: Rosie Moore thanks Florida Hospital NICU.

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Volume I, Issue 1: March 2012

Preemie Professional: Barbara Smith Weaver, CCRN; Advocate: Preemie Bill of Rights; Preemie Freebies; Org: National Healthy Mothers Healthy Babies Coalition; Support: Graham’s Foundation; Book: The Preemie Parent’s Survival Guide to the NICU; Preemie Genius: Kangaroo Zak; Preemie Power; Preemie Support Online; Preemie Thank You: Paul Parker, MD of Children’s Healthcare of Atlanta.

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