A Letter from your Preemie

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  Dear family and friends, I’m super excited that I have reached the point in my journey to finally say I’m coming home! I have overcome so many obstacles along the way and I am getting stronger and stronger every single day. Mommy and Daddy cannot thank you enough for the outpouring of support, understanding, […]

The Profile of a Preemie: The Senses and Your Premature Baby

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  When a baby is born prematurely their sensory organs are not fully developed and must continue to grow and mature in a foreign world outside the womb. It is important to understand what is happening with your preemie’s senses based on their gestational age, what to expect, and what you can do to help […]

Introducing Solid Foods to the Premature Baby.

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  Most full term babies will follow a fairly predictable pattern of development and the standard advice given about introducing solid foods to infants in the first year of life is based on this pattern of development and developmental milestones. However, preterm babies often do not reach developmental milestones at the same time or pace […]

Your Growing Preemie: Week by Week

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  Preemies are born into a world that is far different from that of a fetus growing within the womb. Because fetal development happens quickly and many changes take place in utero week to week. Prematurely born infants will vary in their development depending on how early they were born. Although they may all have […]

Pink, Blue, Purple…and the Color ORANGE?

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  Why orange? What does it symbolize? I thought purple was the color of prematurity? What about the pink and blue prematurity awareness ribbon? It is all so very confusing!