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






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

Yay! We are Going Home!! But my baby is needing to be fed how??

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Getting ready for the big day to leave the hospital is so very exciting, but it is normal to feel nervous when you think about the tasks that the nurses have supported you with while the baby was in the hospital. Now you have to complete those tasks on your own.   Depending on your baby’s medical diagnoses, it is possible that feeding your baby may be a bit more complicated than you originally hadContinue reading






Happy 7th Birthday Kaleb Moore: You’re Proof that Miracles Exist

We at The Gift of Life couldn’t be prouder to announce that our very own Miracle Kaleb turns 7 today – Happy Birthday Kaleb. For those who don’t know, Kaleb was born weighing only 1 lb., 10 oz. The medical experts said he wouldn’t survive but look at him now. http://thegiftoflife27.org/wp-content/uploads/2016/10/20161010_180539.mp4 Kaleb’s life is a miracle. What is a Miracle? Miracles are positive occurrences that reach beyond human understanding to testify of the greatness, power,Continue reading






Does Having a Baby Change Your Life

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Many parents to be and others that are not parents ask themselves, ”how does having a baby change your life?” Having a baby is a life changing experience that compares to no other.  As parents you trade late night outings for late night feedings, trips to the spa, convert into trips to the par. Your once tiny designer bag becomes a large diaper bag and your little two-seater sports car becomes an SUV or minivan.Continue reading