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Imagine - World Prematurity Day

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


World Prematurity Day - The Biggest Miracles Come in the Tiniest Packages

Today, 17 November, is World Prematurity Day, part of World Prematurity Month which is observed across the world to raise awareness about preterm labor, premature birth and the issues facing preterm babies and their families. 761 more words


Premature is premature

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

Post-Event Photo Wrap-Up: Outer Banks March for Babies 2015

By: Jamie McAllister

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

March Of Dimes

My Preemie Story- The Beginning

In light of November being Prematurity Awareness month, I thought I would take some time and share my own preemie story.

As a mother of three adopted children, I never thought I would experience the miracle of pregnancy and childbirth.   1,648 more words

Preemie Story

I AM A NATURAL WOMAN: A Young Mom's Inspiring Story

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