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

Invisible Disabilities: Advocating for the Unseen

Parents of preemies often remark on how one can never quite seem to leave the NICU behind. Sometimes they are referring to the emotional effects of a traumatic birth and NICU stay. Sometimes they are referring to the aftermath of prematurity itself: developmental delays, physical delays, and other “invisible disabilities.” When a baby is born prematurely, […]

Chasing ADHD

“Sit Down!!!!” This phrase is repeated more often with my 5-year-old son then any other. Born 2 ½ months premature at 2 ½ pounds due to pre-eclampsia, Giovanni has been a source of energetic strength, inspiration and courage the last five years. [Read more]