• Abby

    Our daughter, Abigail, was born on August 28, 2004, almost four months before her late December due date. She weighed one pound at birth.

  • An Unexpected Birthday

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    Sarah appeared to be having a normal pregnancy. Then, at 26 weeks, she woke with the telltale signs of preeclampsia.

  • Ty Buffington

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    Born 15 weeks premature, twins Ty and Lindsay were fighters from the very beginning.

  • Isaac Arguello

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    Isaac could hardly breathe as a baby, but now his father calls him Superman.

  • UI NICU Team Rushes to Treat Infant Born with Rare Condition

    Jamison Clark family

    Jamison was born four weeks early and needed specialized pediatric surgery immediately.

  • Against Impossible Odds: NICU to the Rescue

    Alexis Hutchinson and family

    Weighing only 1 pound, 1 ounce at birth, Alexis was not much bigger than a block of butter.

  • Lilah Henry

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    A routine ultrasound at week 10 of Andrea's pregnancy brought startling news.

  • Mason Allen

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    Mason spent his first 10 weeks receiving life-saving care in the NICU.

  • Jack Koehn

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    When prenatal tests showed that Julie’s unborn baby was hydrocephalic, the NICU team began to plan for Jack’s birth.