Let's be honest - having a preemie sucks.
Don't get me wrong. I love preemies. I adore them. I enjoy caring for preemies at every stage of their young lives - from the touch and go fragility of newly born preemies, to the hard-earned celebrations for accomplishments like taking a full bottle or having no apnea during a kangaroo care time. These are wonderful feelings, and it's really incredible to be a part of helping them thrive.
But it sucks. No parent wants the stress, the worry, the separation, the anxiety. I watch parents time & again struggle through this awful experience, hoping they come out on the other side....Read More