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

Happy New Year! 2017 is Here!

New years are always filled with the prospects of new possibilities. I always aim to be more productive, more organized, more present. I vow to read more, to write more, to choose creative pursuits over mind-numbing time wasters (although we all need to appreciate the value of a good Netflix binge once in a while). […]

Connecting Families to Vital Support

If there is one thing NICU parents want others to know, it’s this:

A NICU stay impacts the whole family.

But among the struggle, there is hope. [Read more]

Hand to Hold’s 3rd Annual Baby Shower Luncheon a Success!

Thanks to all of our generous guests and sponsors, Hand to Hold’s 3rd Annual Baby Shower in Oz was a success! Find out more about the event! [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]

5 Things Every NICU Parent Should Know About RSV

This article was originally published on the Hand to Hold website.  RSV Update:  This year the American Academy of Pediatrics changed their recommendations for use of Palivizumab against RSV in a policy statement entitled “Updated Guidance for Palivizumab Prophylaxis Among Infants and Young Children at Increased Risk of Hospitalization for Respiratory Syncytial Virus Infection” (See the July 28, […]