Today, November 17th, is World Prematurity Day. In honor of our micro-preemie, I am re-sharing a poem I wrote years ago. I’d tell you to close your eyes to imagine, but then you wouldn’t be able to read. 1,323 more words
Premature birth, the number 1 killer of infants. I wish I didn’t have first hand experience with this, but I do.
It’s funny, though not really funny, that I have had two premature babies, but I often forget that my first child was also born premature because I am fixated on Hunter being a micropreemie and having not survived because of this. 247 more words
The March of Dimes Outer Banks March for Babies was held Sunday, October 25, at Roanoke Island Festival Park in Manteo. Families, friends, and community members came together to raise funds to support the March of Dimes mission to prevent premature birth, birth defects, and infant mortality. 18 more words
with Professor Barry Carpenter, January 13th, 2016. 7 more words
Ysabel’s Daughter believes in the power of women and their natural ability to face challenges courageously and gracefully. In the coming weeks, Ysabel’s Daughter will be featuring stories of inspiring individuals who embody strength, courage, beauty and grace. 777 more words