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{Giveaway} Give us Your Vote!

With over 100 entries and comments, we were overwhelmed by your response, your creativity and your excitement about the giveaway by It’s a Preemie Thing. It was a difficult choice – trust us, it was! The Hand to Hold staff selected these three slogans for voting. Take a minute to look them over and cast your vote in the comments section.

Voting lasts until Monday, July 30. We’ll announce the winner of the shirt on Wednesday, August 1.

T-SHIRT SLOGANS (in no particular order)

“What’s YOUR Adjusted Age?” by Kelly

“Half baked” by Kristen

“NICU Nurse Magnet” by Bridget

Kathryn Whitaker About Kathryn Whitaker

Kathryn Whitaker (TX) is the mother of six (including two 36-week preemies).  Her fifth child was diagnosed with IUGR (intrauterine growth restriction), born at 3lbs. 9oz. and then developed a severe surgical case of necrotizing enterocolitis (NEC).  He has various medical needs as a direct, and indirect, result.  On her personal blog, Team Whitaker, she writes about what she knows: big families, carpool, kids activities, faith, her beloved Aggies, specialist appointments and sanity checks with her husband.  You can follow her on Twitter, Facebook and Pinterest.


  1. Courtney says:

    Half Baked

  2. whats YOUR adjusted age?

  3. Half Baked


  5. Half Baked

  6. Bethany Pia says:

    Half Baked

  7. Nicu nurse magnet

  8. what’s YOUR adjusted age

  9. What’s YOUR adjusted age

  10. Half baked

  11. Half Baked! I loved that one!

  12. NICU Nurse Magnet!

  13. Half baked

  14. What’s YOUR adjusted age?

  15. wow i dont like the half baked one, it would be miscontrued by all my peers and friends. I like the NICU nurse magnet one! our nicu nurse was the greatest!

  16. NICU Nurse Magnet

  17. Half Baked!

  18. Jen Smith says:

    Half baked! That’s my nickname for my 27 week preemie princess.

  19. NICU Nurse Magnet

  20. I love the nicu nurse magnet!! 🙂

  21. NICU nurse magnet

  22. I agree, Half baked could be taken the wrong way these days. Nicu nurse magnet!

  23. Half Baked

  24. Half baked… for my 24 weeker!

  25. Nicolle ervin says:

    Half baked.

  26. It’s a hard choice but I’d go with “half-baked”.

  27. I think nicu nurse magnet is geared more for boys.
    And “whats your adjusted age?” stops being relevant for most preemies by the time they’re 2 years old.

  28. “NICU Nurse Magnet” by Bridget

  29. Half Baked!!

  30. What’s YOUR adjusted age?

  31. What’s your adjusted age I do not like half baked it can be considered offensive and taken the wrong way.

  32. What about Half-Baked with “I was a preemie” right underneath it so no misconceptions? 😉

  33. Love the “Half Baked” slogan!!

  34. That actually would make it 100x better lol but now days just “half baked” would come off weird if people saw a baby wearing it. including the I was a preemie would make more sense

  35. NICU nurse magnet!

  36. “NICU Nurse Magnet” by Bridget!

  37. NICU nurse magnet

  38. NICU nurse magnet! Love it 🙂

  39. NICU nurse magnet.

  40. NICU Nurse Magnet!

  41. Nicu nurse magnet

  42. NICU nurse magnet! As a mother of a preemie I will say the half baked doesn’t set well with me. And yes many people will think it is referring to something other than a preemie!

  43. Bridgette says:

    NICU nurse magnet gets my vote!

  44. Nicu nurse magnet by Bridget

  45. NICU Nurse Magnet

  46. NICU Nurse Magnet!

  47. Bob McSkivens says:

    NICU Nurse Magnet!

  48. NICU nurse magnet!

  49. Donna Barden says:

    nicu nurse magnet!! BRIDET

  50. Edwin Barden says:


  51. Kysa Doten says:


  52. Brad Vaughan says:

    NICU Nurse Magnet/ Bridget

  53. NICU nurse magnet!

  54. NICU nurse magnet!

  55. I vote “NICU Nurse Magnet!”

  56. NICU nurse magnet

  57. Courtney says:

    I love whats your adjusted age!!
    Its cute!!

  58. NICU nurse magnet!

  59. I love Half Baked with (I was a preemie!) underneath. I found this book shortly after we graduated the NICU and it’s absolutely wonderful… still one of my fav’s! http://www.amazon.com/Half-Baked-Newborn-Learned-Breathe/dp/B004I1JQO8/ref=sr_1_1?s=books&ie=UTF8&qid=1342892905&sr=1-1&keywords=half+baked

  60. Kristen Pentz says:

    I liked the half baked as long as you added something like “Half baked preemie” or something like that

  61. Delona King says:

    NICU nurse magnet!!

  62. Half baked! and btw, I think it shows you have a sense of humor! Noone will really think your baby is ‘baked’… its silly!