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Zakk Slater from K92.3 Shares About World Prematurity Day

Zakk Slater from K92.3 Shares About World Prematurity Day

Zakk Slater radio personality from K92.3 shares his story about Baby Olivia who was born prematurely.  He joins The Gift of Life in supporting World Prematurity Day by asking his listeners to wear purple to help raise awareness for premature birth. 1 in 10 babies is born prematurely according to the March of Dimes statistics. The Gift of […]

Never Lose Hope

Never Lose Hope

When parents are in the NICU, it is a roller coaster ride day in and day out.  There will be good days that the baby is doing well and then there are the days when the baby’s life is in danger because the baby’s condition has taken a step backward.  Many times it is infections that will […]

What If Life Started Like This?

What If Life Started Like This?

Alayne Gatto shares a brief moment of what life is like in the NICU.  It is a stressor to a new mom regardless if that is her first baby or her second, or third to be admitted to the hospital preterm and have a baby born early and whisked away to the neonatal intensive care unit. Many […]

He’s My Son

He’s My Son

Every year Rosie and Marcus Moore founders of The Gift of Life,  take November 17 World Prematurity Day as a day to remember their little miracle Kaleb that was born 13 weeks early at 27 weeks, weighing only 1lb 10oz and 12 inches long.  They remember the almost 6 months that he lived in the […]

Why The Gift of Life Was Started

Why The Gift of Life Was Started

I gave birth to Kaleb, but he birthed me into God’s purpose.  Did you ever ask yourself what would my life look like if it turned out a different way?  Many times I asked myself that question as my son was fighting for his life with a 5% chance of survival at birth.    Kaleb […]

A Happy Birthday Poem

        A Happy Birthday Poem Happy Birthday Marcus Moore I wish you birthday fun galore That stays with you throughout the year Blessing those you love so dear   It’s not easy getting older, unless you count it wisdom Unless it makes you bolder. To stop you, what is there? Celebrate each […]

2017 Christmas Bear Delivery

Every year The Gift of Life delivers Love Bears and Santa Hats to the Neonatal Intensive Care Units (NICU). This year was no different.  What is the story behind this passion that volunteers have to knit and crochet bears and hats?  Love is the common denominator.  If you can think of what it would be like to have a […]

Happy Birthday Rosie: The Gift of Life’s 2017 Review

  What can you say about a person that took a traumatic experience and transformed it into a blessing that continues to touch hundreds of lives? When we look at ourselves, our perceived shortcomings and limitations, and then consider the great people we know, it’s a humbling experience.   If you don’t know, Rosie Moore […]

Happy 8th Birthday to Kaleb Moore, the Miracle of Life

Eight years ago today a miracle was born, our son Kaleb Moore. He is the reason that the Gift of Life was founded.  As parents, Marcus and I struggled with the thought of what would happen to our little baby if he did not make it. The chance of survival was 5%. We both had a […]

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 […]

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