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






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






A Little Girl Gives Back to the Community of Preemies

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Sometimes people get involved with charities because they have gone through the experience, know someone who did or they are genuinely touched by what the charity stands for. On September 12, 2015, The Gift of Life had its annual charity gala.  Founder and President Rosie Moore, wanted to honor someone who made a difference.  As she stood on stage, she called a few people up by name. Olivia/ born at 23 weeks 1lb 7 oz./ Continue reading