Delivery nurse Tara Drinkard told the new mom, "Guess what? ... My sister is a twin and we are both going to be in your delivery.”
A 22-week-old baby, Cullen Potter “graduates” in a cap and gown after spending 160 days in the Neonatal Intensive Care Unit.
"It really is a privilege that we don’t take lightly."
The hodgepodge of emotions came full circle in that meeting, making me realize that her preemie story is something I've actually embraced since the day she was born. It's not a bad thing that my child's premature history will always be part of the conversation.
This hospital made sure it was on Santa's route.
Having a baby in the NICU is emotionally challenging on a regular day, but add the holidays into that equation and it might
"It was like my heart was finally whole again.”
If you must send a gift, shop for the parents.
Amanda Huhta provides diaper shirts for babies in the NICU at no charge.
It was my body that failed, so it was my fault.
I often think about what it means to be a preemie, how I’m part of this group of fighters.