The Ultimate Flying Adventure

If you have an extra $10,000 laying around, you can bid on this ebay auction: Continental 777 Ferry Flight & Dinner w/ Top Executives and 100% of the final sale will support the March of Dimes.

NICU Technology Advances Every Year

My preemie twins are now teenagers! Macy and Mallory turned 13 on Saturday, complete with a slumber party of a dozen screaming, whiny girls sleeping over.  Hard to believe it’s been that long since they were teeny tiny babies in the NICU.  They are still tiny for their age, but for girls that’s not a bad thing. They are still …

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Shop to Save Babies

March of Dimes now has an official online store. A percentage of all the sales (ranging from 10% – 60%) go directly to the March of Dimes to help save babies. Shop Now for Onesies, shirts, postage stamps, tote bags, mugs and more!

First Baby of 2007…A PREEMIE

Reposted from PREEMIE e-NEWS… Each year, hospitals across the country eagerly await the first baby of the year. It seems the first baby is considered somewhat exceptional. The first baby born in 2007 was indeed special — she was a preemie! Nalaysia Raymond was born to Shaquencia Raymond at 4:00 a.m. at St. Joseph’s/Candler Hospital …

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Kangaroo Care Tips

No one told me about Kangaroo Care when my twin preemies were in the NICU.  I first heard the concept of placing the child’s ear on the parents bare chest above the heart a couple years later when a friend of mine had premature twins, and it seemed to prove beneficial. So, I was reading my Preemie Magazine …

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The PREEMIE Act Passed!

Big news on Capitol Hill… the much-anticipated PREEMIE Act – introduced by Sen. Lamar Alexander and Sen. Chris Dodd – was passed last week in the Senate. The bill will expand research on premature births, improve education for expectant mothers, and provide better treatment for preemie babies. President Bush is expected to sign the legislation. …

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