When my daughter, Everly, was born prematurely at 33 weeks I quickly learned that nurses can make or break your time in the NICU. Nurses are primarily the ones caring for your baby and communicating with you as a parent. I basically spent every waking hour with my daughter, but at night, I found such […]
Noah was born at 28 weeks gestation, weighing only 2 pounds, 5 ounces. Noah spent almost 2 months in the NICU at Akron Children’s Hospital.
My husband and I had difficulty getting pregnant, and after two early losses we were excited to learn I was pregnant again, this time with a healthy child. The whole pregnancy was beautiful, until suddenly on Dec. 29, 2010, I went into premature labor. Despite best efforts to stop it, my son, Gage, was born at 31 and 1/2 weeks.
Cheyenne Dawn was born 3 months early, weighing in at 1lb, 12oz. She was rushed from our town, Mansfield, to Akron Children’s Hospital NICU. There she was given the best care that was available. Soon, she started to thrive and gain weight. When my husband and I first got to hold her, we were frightened. […]
Keegan Nichols isn’t your typical toddler. His mother, Kaitlyn Bibeault, of Bowerston in Harrison County, Ohio, delivered Keegan when she was only 25 weeks gestation. Because Kaitlyn experienced pre-eclampsia, her OB/GYN had to perform an emergency C-section. Little Keegan was born in April 2010, weighing in at a mere 1 pound, 2 ounces. Due to […]
A lot has changed since this picture was taken! Change Bandit Holly Kulick’s daughter is now a toddler, and to show her gratitude for the care Rylee received in the NICU, she’s raising money for the “Have a Heart, Do Your Part” radiothon. Our daughter, Rylee, was born 12 weeks early and weighed only 1 lb. […]