Making Christmas Memories in the NICU

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While the world prepares for a beautiful moment with their baby on their first Christmas, many parents celebrate in a different way.  On this day 155 babies in the NICU in two hospitals are celebrating their first Christmas in the Neonatal Intensive Care Unit (NICU) because they were born too early.  It is a difficult time when as a parent […]

Stop I am in Pain

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There are some studies conducted on premature babies that indicate certain body language that is indicative of pain. In the study that was done by Dr. Martin Schiavenato, they used newborn babies undergoing a circumcision to determine what their expressions were at the time of a circumcision and neonates getting a heel stick.  It was […]

He’s My Son

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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

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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 […]

2017 Christmas Bear Delivery

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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 […]

Photographing What You Don’t Have

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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 […]

How Do You Celebrate Christmas

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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 […]

A Mother’s Journey

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When Rosie Moore Married her love Marcus Moore, she always imagined that they would get pregnant and have a baby or two and life would be easy.  After being married a year they decided that was the time to start their new family together.  The year went by and no success.  They visited their doctor […]

A Reason To Celebrate

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Today is November 17, 2015, World Prematurity Day.  It is the day that is selected to raise awareness about the number 1 killer of infants.  According to the World Health Organization in the United States alone, 517, 400 premature births occur every year. Besides maternal illness or high blood pressure, diabetes, sometimes it is unknown […]

Mayor Buddy Dyer Shares a Special Message

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Mayor Buddy Dyer is a supporter of The Gift of Life.  He wants to raise awareness in our community about premature births and how that affects our community.  On September 12, 2015 he declared that this day would be The Gift of Life Day. Mayor Buddy Dyer had a special message for everyone on September […]