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PREEMIE UPDATE:  The Castleberry Twins

PREEMIE UPDATE: The Castleberry Twins

In our April edition of our Preemie Family newsletter we learned about 31-week preemies Matthew Cross and Callia Faith Castleberry.  Matthew was born at 5 lbs 2 oz. and spent 143 days in the NICU before being discharged to home. Callia was 3 lbs 3 oz. and spent 56 days in the NICU before being discharged to home. Read more in an update by their mother, Angelina, below.  by Angelina Castleberry, Mother to Matthew & Callia and Founder of Made for a Miracle Life with twins has never gone as planned. Even with our pregnancy, everything has always been a shock and a challenge of some sort. When we first confirmed our pregnancy at 8 weeks via ultrasound, there was only one baby and one heartbeat. When we went back for a monthly check up at 14 weeks, we found two babies!! It was a surreal moment. We also found out we were having a boy and a girl (We already had 4 girls before the twins came along, twin boy Matthew was our first and only boy). Our entire pregnancy, once... [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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