How Do You Celebrate Christmas

With all the Christmas rush of gifts, parties, dinners and last minute shopping, it is a wonder that we can all remain sane trying to get everything organized.  But for some people, none of this excitement will be fulfilled because they are dealing with something that has taken a much larger priority.  Parents that have babies born premature in the Neonatal Intensive Care Unit (NICU) don’t get an opportunity to celebrate Christmas as you orContinue reading

Celebrate World Prematurity Day 2016 with The Gift of Life

World Prematurity Day 2016

What will you do to celebrate World Prematurity Day 2016? Even a small gesture can make a big impact on the preemie community. We at The Gift of Life invite you to join us in observing this very important but lesser-known holiday. Raising awareness for preterm birth helps bring support to preemies and their families. It can also assist in increasing the chances that more babies will be born full-term. Premature birth doesn’t always occurContinue reading






A Letter from one Mother in the NICU to Another Mother

As we approach Mother’s Day and you start to think about what a mother is, what your mother did for you and how you can make someone’s mother day special, this letter came to my mind shared by a fellow NICU ( Neonatal Intesnive Care Unit) mother to another.  After going through this experience myself, I know how both mothers feel. Dear New NICU Mom, I recognized you the other day. You came out of the NICU,Continue reading