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Happy Holidays from Hand to Hold

Happy Holidays from Hand to Hold

Sometimes I feel like life is in fast forward.  I want it to slow down a bit so I can truly appreciate the moments which are woven together to create this crazy, blessed life.  There just never seems to be enough time to think, pray, reflect and celebrate the...
The Day We Truly Graduated from the NICU

The Day We Truly Graduated from the NICU

High school graduation is an emotional experience for parents. Possibly even more so when the child was born preterm or with special health care needs. But unlike a lot of my friends who are expressing how sad they are that their child will soon leave for college and...
Addressing Unconscious Bias in the NICU

Addressing Unconscious Bias in the NICU

Prematurity does not discriminate. Women of every race, religion and socioeconomic background experience premature birth of their babies every year. But black women in the United States experience disproportionate and unacceptable poor maternal health outcomes. A...
A Holiday Message from Kelli Kelley

A Holiday Message from Kelli Kelley

  “Growth is never by mere chance; it is the result of forces working together.” James Cash Penney When I first founded Hand to Hold, I was the only employee. I spoke with the NICU staff and implored them to encourage NICU parents to contact me if they needed...