PREEMIE STORY: Imani & Penzi

We are honored to share the story of preemies Imani & Penzi who were born at 28 weeks (though this may have been later due to a variety of factors) and weighed 4 lbs (Imani) and 3.8 lbs (Penzi) and spent 5 days in the NICU before coming home.  Read more in an update by their mother, Paula. by Paula K. (Editor’s Note:  With the mother’s permission we wanted to … Read More

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

PREEMIE UPDATE: Amelia McDermott

In our July edition of our Preemie Family newsletter we learned about Amelia Faith McDermott, who was born at 26 weeks and 1 day, weighed in at 2 lbs. and spent 78 days in the NICU.   Read more in an update by her mother, Mandy (who is also heads up the Irish Neonatal Health Alliance). by Mandy Daly, Amelia’s Mother My pregnancy in 2006 was deemed a high-risk … Read More