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

Loving My Scars: A Former Preemie’s Story

by Kaylee Gort “How did you get that scar?” a curious child asks. She is referring to the “V” shaped scar on the right side of my stomach, just above my hips. While others have commented that the scar is “weird,” I have never found shame in it. “Are you talking about this one?” I […]

Praying for a Miracle: Junu’s Story

Our dreams were shattered when we got to know that we had to terminate the pregnancy at 23 weeks. We prayed for a miracle, and we got one! [Read more]

When I Knew I Was A Father

A reflection on a dad’s experience in the NICU, and the moment he realized that he was truly a father. [Read more]

Twin to Twin: The Duffy Girls’ Birth Story

Twin to Twin is an inspiring story that touches on many women’s issues including high risk pregnancy and the journey through the NICU. Our story is a tale of resilience, faith, hope and love and learning to never lose hope no matter what adversities you are faced with. [Read more]

A Word from 2016 Baby Shower Luncheon Chair Fayruz Benyousef

Never in a million years does a family expect that they will have a premature baby or experience the tragic loss of an infant. Within less than five years we experienced both. [Read more]