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A Look in to Fatherhood from a Mother’s Eyes

The Gift of Life loves to share stories from our very own families that we support because they are real and heartfelt.  Today’s story explores what it is like to be a father of twin premature girls, from a mother’s eyes.  We are so blessed to have Jen Labriola bring you this story today.  Jen is the mother of twin preemie girls.  She also dedicates her time to doing graphic work for the Gift of Life. ThankContinue reading






A Mother’s Approach to the NICU

The Gift of Life from time to time has guest bloggers and real life stories.  Today we have a story by Danielle, the mom of a preemie.  Take a moment to read Danielle’s journey through the preterm birth of her baby in her own words. My story. I’ve been asked a time or two to write it, but find it really difficult to think about that time. Those times. Two of them. No, my storyContinue reading






National Infertility Week: Hello from the other side

The Gift of Life Welcomes guest blogger Jen Labriola  sharing her story in with us during Infertility Awareness Week. I’m one of the lucky ones to not only survive a troublesome pregnancy that resulted in premature twins born at 28 weeks but also enduring eight years of infertility. At face value, it seems I was dealt a bad hand along the lines of fertility. Coming from a family of accidental pregnancies, my Fertile Myrtle motherContinue reading






Photographing What You Don’t Have

The Gift of Life supports premature babies and their parents through the NICU journey, but what happens when you can’t conceive? The Gift of Life Welcomes guest blogger Rinat Halon sharing her story in with us during Infertility Awareness Week. “I recently interviewed a client to create a Photo Marketing Strategy for her business. I asked her, “What is the most incredible experience you’ve ever had?” After a long pause, she said, “I have aContinue reading






Taking Every Opportunity to Celebrate Life: Happy Birthday Marcus Moore!

Here at The Gift of Life we’ve established a tradition of celebrating birthdays by dedicating a blog post to the celebrant. Birthdays are extremely important occasions to us because their very meaning touches so close to home when home is what we’re all about; too many preemies don’t get to celebrate even turning one year old.   So we take a lot of joy when someone we know and love gets to celebrate another yearContinue reading