Posts: birth story

Self Care in the NICU

Self Care in the NICU

The NICU can feel overwhelming, so much so, that self care goes by the wayside. Here’s the thing about self care, we can’t take care of our baby/babies if we aren’t taking care of ourselves. This doesn’t mean we have to do it all ourselves, but...
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, I had a...
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...