How to Store Breastmilk For Your Preemie

If you’re a regular reader of our blog, you already know we’re breastmilk warriors, fighting to ensure every baby gets the best food on planet earth. Breastmilk is more than just sustenance for your preemie; it delivers many essential health benefits they need to thrive. We urge every new mom to do their best to … Read more

Top 9 Facts About Preemie Nipple Confusion

As if preemies don’t have enough to worry about, occasionally they have to deal with a condition called ‘nipple confusion.’ Silly as it might sound, it’s a (kind of) real thing, and a challenge moms of new preemies may have to figure out. If you’ve been wondering about substituting your breast for the occasional bottle, … Read more

All You Need To Know About Preemie Milk Banks

If you’re a regular reader of this blog, you know that we’re big on breastmilk. It’s the best food for your preemie, and for every baby, no question. Breastmilk is filled with vitamins and minerals, loaded with antioxidants (from mom), and also has immunity-boosters in it that help your preemie survive their first frantic weeks … Read more

Top 10 Facts About Premature Babies and Kidney Problems

Unfortunately, chronic kidney disease (CKD) is another challenge that many premature babies face due to being born a tad too early. Research in the last few years has shown that being born prematurely is one of the most significant causative factors for the condition, which is also linked to a low birth weight (which, as … Read more

Top 7 Things To Know About Caring for a Premature Baby

Caring for a new baby is not for the faint of heart, as most new parents will attest. It’s filled with laughter and joy, no doubt, but also comes with frustration, consternation, and more than a bit of anxiety.  Taking care of a premature baby, however, adds to all of those emotions. As fragile as … Read more

Top 8 Facts About Premature Baby Mortality Rates

When you’re preparing for a baby, there are lots of thoughts that go through your mind. (Lots of thoughts might be an understatement. More like ridiculous amounts of thoughts.) Most of those thoughts have to do with how you’re going to be as a mom and whether you’ll be able to handle the massive changes … Read more

Are Premature Babies Smarter than Average

There are, to be sure, plenty of things that are different’ between premature babies and babies born at full term. Frankly, most of those differences are negative. (No offense to anyone, please.) For example, preemies suffer more health problems, have to stay in the hospital much longer, and can have life-long health issues due to … Read more