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Send a Mother’s Day Card in Support of NICU Families

  Mother’s Day is right around the corner, and Hand to Hold is kicking off its first official Mother’s Day campaign. Beginning today and lasting through April 30th, when you make a donation of $25 or more, Hand to Hold will send a recipient of your choice a Mother’s Day card with your personalized message. Click here […]

10 Ways to Celebrate a NICU Mom on Mother’s Day

A similar  version of this post was originally published in May of 2013. From the moment I first laid eyes on my tiny one pounder baby girl, I wrestled with many emotions that caused me to question whether or not I deserved to be a mom. Of course, I did everything “right.” I took prenatals, […]

A Mother’s Voice

Although, I’ve only been a mother for two short years, it did not take long for me to realize the power of a mother’s voice. It was 30, excruciatingly long, hours after giving birth to Benjamin, via emergency c-section, that I was given permission to see my baby for the very first time. My husband […]

A Mother’s Love

I’ve felt it and said it a few times and if you’re the mother of a premature child, you may have thought the same too. When my premature children were born, I felt as though I had been robbed of the chance to have a “normal” pregnancy and delivery. I didn’t experience the magical gift […]