FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE BURKE, VA. September 7, 2012. Out of concern for the long-term health of premature babies, PreemieWorld, LLC has created a petition to ask the American Academy of Pediatrics (AAP) to revise its current Respiratory Syncytial Virus (RSV) guidelines so that all infants born prior to 37 weeks gestation automatically qualify for a full season of Synagis for … Read More
PREEMIE UPDATE: The Padavic Twins!
In our April edition of our Preemie Family newsletter we learned about the adorable 30-weeker 3 day twins, Eva and Grace Padavic. Their mother Kirsten shares with us an update on the twins’ journeys to now at 4 years old. by Kirsten Padavic, Eva’s and Grace’s Mom: The only thing easy about being pregnant for me was getting pregnant. We … Read More
RSV Season Advocacy: Tips Sheet, Survey, & More
Sadly I have heard of too many parents with preemies that were denied the Synagis shot and despite their best efforts at hand-washing, isolation and more, they still wound up in the hospital with RSV. As a parent that suffered through a winter with RSV isolation and more but was lucky enough to get the Synagis drug for my daughter, … Read More