Preemies can arrive unexpectedly after a full-term pregnancy. Meet Lani Derrik, busy blogger at Life Anchored who had her second child at 30 weeks. Preemie after full-term baby Lani Derrik was busy balancing her popular lifestyle blog, Life Anchored, with her work as a pediatric nurse and family ... Read More about Preemie Mom Story: Lani Derrick
While Amanda Gruenberg’s daughter, Ella, fought for her life after being born 16 weeks premature, Amanda was fighting her own battles of guilt, sadness and uncertainty that can come with being a preemie mom. Amanda’s sister-in-law, a friend of mine, messaged me to say that her niece would be born ... Read More about Preemie Mom Story: Amanda Gruenberg
Heather Miller and her husband, Brandon, had always planned to both adopt children in need and have biological children. Years of fertility issues and a miscarriage led them to begin adoption. Though Heather had the pleasure of raising four adopted children, nothing prepared her to become a preemie ... Read More about Preemie Mom Story: Heather Miller
Carrie and her husband, Steve have enjoyed being missionaries for years in both Mexico and Africa. Because of the unique nature of their work, they have requested their last name not be used. The couple intended to have their son in Uganda, Africa where they had been serving over the past 10 ... Read More about Preemie Mom Story: Carrie H.
Callie Davis was pregnant with twin girls when at 28 weeks her water broke. She was taken to a specialty trauma hospital in Birmingham, Alabama three hours from her home to deliver her girls. The local Ronald McDonald House would become her home away from home as she and her husband created their ... Read More about Preemie Mom Story: Callie Davis