Helping Others in Remembrance of Daisy Bates

I had the privilege of connecting with Rebecca Bates in the United Kingdom, wife of Dan and mother to Emmy (15 months) and Daisy who was born earlier this year and passed away 7 days after her 23 week and 1 day birth. Rebecca is speaking out about infant loss and premature birth. Her goal is to take this struggle … Read More

More Beautiful for Having Been Broken

⭐⭐⭐⭐⭐for Freddie: A Movie for Special Needs Parents Nicole Conn, Preemie Mom to Nicholas and author/director/producer of little man and co-founder of PreemieWorld and co-author of The Preemie Parent’s Survival Guide to the NICU is launching More Beautiful for Having Been Broken, a new film at month’s end surrounding the life of one special needs boy, Freddie. I was honored … 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