PREEMIE UPDATE: Preemie Oliver

In the January edition of our Preemie Family newsletter we learned about 24-week preemie Oliver Shan Yu Hanson who was born at 1 lb. 4 oz. and spent 201 days in the NICU before coming home.  Read more in an update by his mother, Soo Lin Tan. by Soo Lin Tan, Mother to Oliver November 1st 2015 was not a happy day. There was no nervous jubilation at the anticipation of a … Read More


In our June edition of our Preemie Family newsletter we learned about Caleb Romero, who was born at 30 weeks, weighed in at 2 lbs 14 oz and was in the NICU for 144 days before going home. Read more in an update by his mother, Michelle, below.  by Michelle Romero, Caleb’s Mother Our experience with prematurity began in August 2010. Up until the day our son came into our lives, I thought the NICU was something you only saw … Read More

US vs. UK blog post about our family experiences in the NICU/SCBU

Hi Everyone, I am excited to introduce Nigel from the UK, a Preemie Dad. We are doing a US vs. UK blog post about our family experiences in the NICU/SCBU. Enjoy! Intro (Child’s first name, gestational age at birth, weight, length and complications plus length of stay in intensive care) Deb: My daughter is Rebecca Discenza, also known as Becky. … Read More