Daddy Clay from Shares His NICU Journey

Clay Nichols from, an online resource for Dads, shares the story of his son’s early birth. Born at 30 weeks gestation at just over 4 lbs, his son is now 14 years old. Daddy Clay reflects on the difficult experience of having a child born premature and the emotional turmoil he and his wife endured during those early days.  Clay wishes that Hand to Hold, a nonprofit provider of peer support to preemie parents, had been in existence when their son was younger. He encourages families who have babies in the NICU to connect with Hand to Hold. (Reading this on a mobile device? Click here for a direct link to the embedded video.)