Hand to Hold's Official Blog: Written by Parents for Parents

3 Tips for Staying Healthy During the Holidays

The holidays are here! You may have family visiting, or you may be visiting family, and your main goal – aside from enjoying some wonderful quality time together – is keeping your baby from getting sick during the holiday hustle and bustle. Here are three quick tips to keep your whole family healthy this season. […]

Get Involved: Team Hand to Hold

A NICU stay is a marathon, not a sprint. So what better way to raise money to benefit NICU families than joining Team Hand to Hold for the Austin Marathon, Half Marathon, and Paramount 5k! Hand to Hold is thrilled to once again be an Official Charity Partner with the Austin Gives Miles program for […]

Could You #BeAHero? Support Hand to Hold for #GivingTuesday

The holidays are filled with opportunities to donate your time, resources, and money. This holiday season we encourage you to honor the NICU superhero in your life and show your support of NICU families by taking part in Giving Tuesday as a part of our 24-hour #BeAHero campaign! Giving Tuesday is a global day of […]

Prematurity: Myth vs Fact

When it comes to prematurity and the NICU, it can be hard to separate myth from fact. Parents are flooded with information from doctors, nurses, and well-meaning friends and family. Not to mention the internet, which has it’s own pros and cons. For those currently on their own NICU journey, those with high-risk pregnancies who […]

An Afternoon of Community and Compassion

Last Friday, October 20, Hand to Hold and our supporters gathered around the turquoise table for our 4th Annual Baby Shower Luncheon at the JW Marriott in downtown Austin, TX. We started the day with mingling, champagne, and bidding on generously donated Silent Auction items ranging from party boat rentals, a getaway at a Lake […]