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PREEMIE UPDATE: Vihaan

PREEMIE UPDATE: Vihaan

In our June edition of our Preemie Family newsletter we learned about 24-week, 5 day preemie Vihaan. Vihaan was born at 1 lbs 5 oz. and spent 109 days in the NICU before being discharged to home. Read more in an update by his mother, Parijat, below.  by Parijat, Mom to Vihaan Before we were married, my husband and I knew we wanted children and looked forward to building our family. But we knew we would have trouble conceiving due to some health issues that I have. When we lost our first baby during pregnancy, the reality of how severe my health issues were began to be apparent. But we still had no idea what we were yet to face. In May 2012, we had completed our first in vitro fertilization cycle. I remember the day well. It was an especially hot day for May and the sun was burning bright that morning. At that time, Vihaan was a little 3 day old embryo. We had no idea he would become our future hero. Immediately after embryo transfer, I experienced the first of 8 pregnancy... [Read more]


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Deb’s Video is Out Now!

Deb’s Video is Out Now!

I am excited to announce that our very own Deb Discenza has helped co-create a video called “The Preemie Journey,” available now.  This video was done in partnership with CIAO Seminars and co-presented with Gigi Khonyongwa-Fernandez of Families Blossoming.  CIAO Seminars is a CEU seminar group based in Florida.  The video is directed at all pediatric therapists with CEUs available upon completing the course and the exam.  A parent video is forthcoming.  Check out a trailer of the video here.  Read More →


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