World Prematurity Day 2013

Quincy - July 5, 2010

I participated in a campaign on behalf of Mom Central Consulting (#MC) for MedImmune. I received a promotional item as a thank you for participating. I first became aware of the real dangers of RSV (Respiratory syncytial virus) when my son, Sebby, was born full term with severe respiratory complications in 2008. In the early summer of 2010, my daughter, Quincy, was born eight weeks early due to … [Read more...]

November 17th is World Prematurity Day! #protectpreemies #rsv

World Prematurity Day

Quincy, the Preemie. Once Tiny, Always Strong. If you've been reading my blog for awhile, you know that Quincy was born a little early. Almost 8 full weeks early. Quincy came screaming into this world at 32 weeks and 3 days. She weighed 2 pounds 14 ounces and was just a smidgen under 16 inches long. Quincy was so feisty they kicked her out of the NICU when she was barely over a week old. She … [Read more...]

Please wash your hands before touching mine.

It's a Preemie Thing

Quincy was born on June 28, 2010. She was almost 8 weeks early. My friend Julie, who owns the shop "It's a Preemie Thing" gave me this cool little tag to hang on Quincy's carseat or stroller. It said "Please wash your hands before touching mine." It was unbelievable the amount of people who would read the sign, comment on what a good idea it was and then REACH IN TO TOUCH QUINCY. … [Read more...]

World Prematurity Day: Thoughts from a Preemie Mom

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You never go into a pregnancy thinking you may have a preemie, unless 1. You’ve already had one or 2. You were a preemie. I had neither of those things, so my first pregnancy I expected to be your happy, pregnant lady that bought all the cool stuff for her child. Well, then I woke up and realized that was someone else’s dream. My husband and I had tried for several years with no luck to get … [Read more...]

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