Doctors able to stave off delivery for three more weeks By Dave Andrusko Hull is a city in Yorkshire, with a population of some 260,000 people, and is located 155 miles north of London. You have to wonder how many other (if any) sets of twin preemies Hull Royal Infirmary had successfully delivered prior to …Continue reading "Mother goes into labor with twins at 23 weeks, one week before the legal cut-off point for abortion in England"
Special bond” still working 2 ½ years later By Dave Andrusko We have nurses in our family and the stories my sisters have told us about critically ill children and the resourcefulness and staying power of families are probably the most moving first-person accounts I’ve ever heard. So I was not really surprised when I …Continue reading "Mutual “Hug of Life” helps twins born 13 weeks premature survive"
By Dave Andrusko Editor’s note. My family and I will be on vacation through August 25. I will occasionally add new items but for the most part we will repost “the best of the best” — the stories our readers have told us they especially liked over the last ten months. Two of my sisters …Continue reading "Superhero capes made for preemies in Britain ICU units raise everyone’s spirits"
By Lauren Enriquez Ed Moseley is an 86-year-old who resides at Dogwood Forest Assisted Living in Acworth, Georgia. According to a recent report by ABC News, Moseley recently retired from a career in engineering, but he stays busy at his assisted living home with an unlikely hobby: knitting hats. Moseley’s interest in knitting was sparked …Continue reading "86-year-old man gifts hundreds of preemies with hand-knitted hats"
By Dave Andrusko A front cover photo for the new TIME magazine unintentionally sends as strong a pro-life message as we could ever want: “Saving Preemies: Emalyn was Due in June, She arrived in March.” Written by Jeffrey Kluger, the home base for the story is the Neonatal Intensive Care Unit (NICU) of the …Continue reading "TIME magazine’s “Preemie Revolution” illustrates how these babies are surviving and thriving"
By Dave Andrusko Among the most important lessons I’ve learned in my life is that the more you look around you, the more you will see. That’s hardly profound, unless you add that by turning to the left and to the right instead of staring straight ahead, you will be presented with opportunities to help. …Continue reading "Baby Chicks and Preemies"