Free Gifts for Preemie Families and NICU Families, Edition #1

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 World Braille Day and the fact that our community sees many patient families working through various forms of blindness.  For families of preemies … Read More

Thank You Beyoncé, From a Preemie & CP Mom

Dear Beyoncé, Congratulations on your new album, Renaissance. I have already downloaded it myself and I look forward to listening to this for years to come. You are an artist I admire greatly and I am also glad to count you as a fellow NICU and preemie Mom. This latter designation is something that I imagine might be a surprise … Read More

Pumping Milk for My Preemie

Would you believe I had no one visit my room within the first 12 hours after birth regarding breastfeeding?  Granted I had a premature baby in the Neonatal Intensive Care Unit, but still. Here I was in my postpartum room with my husband Gregg resting after the first NICU visit of the morning.  In front of my bed, quietly sad … Read More