A new mom, proudly showing off her profoundly premature daughter breastfeeding for the first time, was slapped in the face when someone reported the photo to Facebook, who went against their own policies and removed it.Read Full Story
Enrolling your child in preschool is a big decision for parents. Depending on how close your child's birthday is to the cut-off date, you may choose to enroll or to wait another year. What if your child was a premature baby? We asked parents of preemies about their early school experiences.Read Full Story
The "distressed baby" statement by AOL’s CEO has hit a nerve with not only the baby’s mother, but others who question the decision to call out specific medical cases to highlight the need to reduce benefits in other areas. These moms know how priceless "distressed babies" are because they’ve lived through it.Read Full Story
It's not easy to have your newborn whisked away to the NICU the moment he's born. But even if you can't hold and snuggle him around the clock like you want, there are many wonderful ways to bond with your preemie. Learn how.Read Full Story
No woman expects her baby to be born prematurely, so we tend to skip the high-risk pages in the pregnancy books and not ask our OBs about our own risk factors. We may even ignore the warning signs our bodies send us, not realizing how common pregnancy complications can be. Here are four questions about preterm birth every woman needs to ask her doctor.Read Full Story
The medical community is in shock after Australian mom Kate Ogg brought her premature baby back to life after skin-to-skin contact for two hours. Many doctors have known of the benefits of direct skin contact with babies, called “kangaroo care,” but were still amazed that a baby who had been pronounced dead was revived. We explore the amazing powers of kangaroo care.Read Full Story
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