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

Congratulations to Our Preemie Power Finalists

We are excited to announce the finalists for Hand to Hold’s Fourth Annual Preemie Power Photo and Essay Contest as Premature Awareness Month gets started! The contest is held each year to raise awareness for the challenges that NICU families face and celebrate the bravery and resilience of each little super hero. These finalists will move on […]

Celebrating Milestones

Life is full of milestones – markers that denote our accomplishments and continued progress on our life journey. A baby’s first smile, first word and first steps are typical milestones to be celebrated. NICU parents cherish milestones as they denote our child’s continued growth and development. Sometimes we must adjust or change our expectations, but it is so […]

NICU Nurses, Worthy of Super Hero Status

As we prepare to kick off the third annual Preemie Power Photo and Essay Contest, it is the perfect time to reflect upon the super heroes who work tirelessly behind the scenes in NICUtropolis to ensure babies born too soon, too small or too sick have the extra help they need to take on the world! Saturday, September 15 is NICU Nurse Appreciation Day. While no card or gift could ever adequately express our gratitude, we at Hand to Hold want to say thank you to these amazing men and women who have dedicated their lives to ensuring our babies soar. [Read more]