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My NICU story inspired me to become a nurse

  In 2012, at 25 weeks pregnant with my fourth child, I received terrifying news – he needed to be delivered immediately. My preeclampsia had rapidly progressed to eclampsia, and … Full Entry »

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“We are all connected at the heart.”

Photo by Julie Soefer A little background … My wife Rachel and I fell in love and dated long distance (Houston to Detroit) for just over a year before we … Full Entry »

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What does being a Level 4 NICU mean?

As any parent knows, when you have a new baby there is so much to learn. Every baby is different and your life with a new child can, at times, … Full Entry »

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World Prematurity Day: A Closer Look At Premature Births From Around The Globe

Did you know that in the Unites States 1 in 9 babies are born prematurely and that over the past 25 years, our country’s premature birth rate has risen by … Full Entry »

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Our Miracle Baby: Born Prematurely At 1 Pound, 13 Ounces

My miracle baby, Christian, was born at 30 weeks gestation weighing 1 pound, 13 ounces. He spent the first 251 days of life in the neonatal intensive care unit (NICU) … Full Entry »

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