premature babies

Nurse running Boston Marathon for milk bank

Nurse Runs Boston Marathon for the Milk Bank

Every city and town along the Boston Marathon route receives a number of bibs to distribute to qualified local runners. In return for a bib, which grants a runner entry into... More > about Nurse Runs Boston Marathon for the Milk Bank

Adjusted Age, Adjusted Life: Prematurity Awareness Over the Lifespan

November is Prematurity Awareness Month. While there is much overlap, prematurity and NICU are not synonymous. Some NICU babies are full term with birth-related or... More > about Adjusted Age, Adjusted Life: Prematurity Awareness Over the Lifespan

Grandparents Day and NICU Awareness Month

There are more events, people, and “awarenesses” to honor than there are months, weeks, or days in the year (even a leap year). Sometimes the... More > about Grandparents Day and NICU Awareness Month

Guita’s Story: Following My Mother’s Example

My name is Guita Horowitz Diamond and I became a mother in August 2020. As time passed and my frozen milk stack increased, I wanted... More > about Guita’s Story: Following My Mother’s Example

A Family Physician’s Unexpected Journey: From Premature Twins to Milk Donation

Family physician Jessica Faraci tells her story of receiving milk for her twins and later donating back. Read more of her work at Pulse—voices from... More > about A Family Physician’s Unexpected Journey: From Premature Twins to Milk Donation

Lessons from COVID: Parents as Essential Caregivers

Second of four in a series Anniversaries (of birth, marriage, death, countries’ independence, war, peace) are an opportunity to celebrate, mourn, reflect back, project forward.... More > about Lessons from COVID: Parents as Essential Caregivers