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

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]

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A NICU stay is a life-altering experience. You’d be hard-pressed to find a NICU parent who didn’t still feel the effects of their ordeal even years later. We at Hand to Hold are proud and honored to be able to provide support to these families in their journeys through the NICU and beyond. Watch this video to hear firsthand how Hand to Hold serves as a vital lifeline when parents are overcome by the challenges of preterm birth.
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The Biggest Lessons Learned in the NICU

I knew these “life lessons” in my head before my NICU baby, but I truly knew them in my heart afterward. The NICU became the fertile soil in which these seeds–these three lessons–were planted and became deeply rooted deep within me. 1. Things don’t always go as planned. And that’s okay.  • • • • • • • Listen to NICU […]

Celebrating NICU Life with Listen to Your Mother

Each spring, select cities throughout the U.S. and Canada host the annual storytelling show, Listen to Your Mother. Listen to Your Mother is a national series of locally-produced shows in which local writers, authors, storytellers, bloggers, and more take the stage to share their written works on the beauty and the beast that is motherhood. […]