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PREEMIE UPDATE:  Connor & Curran Gallagher

PREEMIE UPDATE: Connor & Curran Gallagher

In our May edition of our Preemie Family newsletter we learned about 32-week, 4 day preemies Connor Joseph and Curran James Gallagher.  Connor was born at 2 lbs 11 oz. and spent 27 days in the NICU before being discharged to home. Curran was 5 lbs 1 oz. and spent 24 days in the NICU before being discharged to home. Read more in an update by their mother, Kelly, below.  by Kelly Gallagher, Mom to Connor & Curran Gallagher: Founder of  The Superhero Project Twin #1 In the NICU Twin #2 In the NICU Where do I begin? After the boys were discharged, I started on a relentless mission to educate myself and empower other moms to embrace the notion of family-based care. I began collecting baskets for families and filled them with comfort items, gift cards for gas and coffee as well as personalized crocheted hats and blankets. Somewhere deep inside, it stung that I did not have much control over my own babies clothing so having hats and blankets around was comforting... [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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