Posts: Family Stories

We Learned We’re Stronger Than We Knew

We Learned We’re Stronger Than We Knew

Photo courtesy Lucas-McBride family by Arielle Lucas My son, Qingston, wakes up every morning with a smile on his face. When I think about the road our family took to get to these daily smiles, I am overcome with emotion. Qingston came into the world at 27 weeks in...
The Power of Peer Support in the NICU

The Power of Peer Support in the NICU

Forming relationships in the NICU isn’t easy. Families sometimes aren’t allowed to speak with one another in the unit, only in the hallways. They want to respect each other’s privacy and hesitate to ask too many questions. And sometimes parents don’t have the...
The First Bath at Home After NICU

The First Bath at Home After NICU

This post comes from Partnering Organization H. McCurry. For more information on your you can become a Partnering Organization, contact Krystle Gervais. The first bath at home after a NICU stay may feel daunting, but it doesn’t have to be. I have completed two...