Posts: Family Stories

Kangaroo Care: Give a Helping Hug

Kangaroo Care: Give a Helping Hug

We all remember the first time we held our baby. For some it was with in the first few moments after birth and for others it might not have been for a few days to weeks. For me it was three days – the longest three days ever. It was on that third day that one...
Reader story: My Little Hero

Reader story: My Little Hero

The following story is from preemie mom Cecily. If you’d like to share your NICU story with us, email leighann@handtohold.org. What were the circumstances surrounding your child’s birth? In 1984,...
Reader Stories

Reader Stories

Every once in a while readers write in to share their stories with us. These readers open their hearts to share their hope, their reasons to celebrate, and sometimes even their heartache. Here are just a few of those stories. Hisham the Super Hero My son, Hisham, was...