As a pediatric nurse I see the continued affects of prematurity all the time. The chronic lung issues, the RSV, and even sometimes cerebral palsy. But it never really effected me as greatly until someone I love went through having a premature baby.
My best friend gave birth to little Nico at 27 weeks. He was so small and fragile. For so many weeks Candice went into the NICU to visit everyday, hoping to take him home soon. He did great thanks to the love and care of a great mommy who used lots of kangaroo care to speed things along. He had a great staff at the hospital that cared for him while Candice was away taking care of her little Alyssa. Thankfully he is now a sweet and perfect little 3 year old, here to be one of my daughters best friends.
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