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911 Dispatcher, Stony Brook EMTs Help New Mom Deliver Premature Twin Boys

Most babies arrive on their own schedule. The 48-year-old new mom from Stony Brook learned that firsthand when her twin boys came nearly three months early.

03/14/2014

A baby uses a music activated pacifier at Vanderbilt University Medical Center's NICU (Credit: CBS 2)

Researchers: Special Pacifiers May Help Babies In NICU Learn To Eat Faster

Researchers may have come up with a new way to help speed up the process of learning how to eat for premature babies in NICU.

02/21/2014

Gabriella Hope Bedryk in the NICU after being born prematurely. (credit: Handout)

Sunday Marks March Of Dimes’ World Prematurity Day

Promising news came earlier this month when the March of Dimes announced the pre-term birth rate of 11.5 percent, a fifteen-year low.

11/15/2013

Briana and Matthew Tortoso with baby John Carlo (courtesy: Briana Tortoso)

Family Finds Strength To Go On After Loss Following Premature Birth

For so many families, the premature birth of twins often means the loss of one child. One family credits the March of Dimes for helping them keep living.

04/26/2013

Jennifer Ort with her granddaughter Abigail (courtesy Jennifer Ort)

Grandmother Turns Heartbreak Into Advocacy For Premature Babies, Their Parents

When a baby is born prematurely, it is incredibly hard on the parents. That’s where this New York City grandmother comes in.

04/25/2013

Rosemary Pineda-Gelb, Eric Gelb, 19-month-old Ethan Gelb (credit: Marla Diamond / WCBS 880)

Brooklyn Family In March Of Babies To Honor One Son, Remember Another

Rosemary Pineda-Gelb gave birth to twin boys 14 weeks early. Ethan survived. Caleb did not.

04/24/2013

Tianna Jackson, he mother Nicola Gaskin, her father Kamau Jackson, and Dr. Joanne Loewy, the Director of the Louis Armstrong Center at Beth Israel Medical Center, in the Neonatal Intensive Care Unit (credit: Marla Diamond / WCBS 880)

Music Therapy Helps Premature Babies At Beth Israel NICU

“Their respiratory rate is a little lower, which is very good for them. If you’re in a calmer state you’re going to grow better, faster, and go home sooner,” Dr. Aimee Telsey told WCBS 880′s Marla Diamond.

04/24/2013

FILE - President Barack Obama delivers his State of the Union address January 24, 2012 in Washington, DC. (Photo by Saul Loeb-Pool/Getty Images)

Newtown Teacher, NYU Nurse To Sit With First Lady During State Of The Union Address

The women are among nearly two dozen people invited by the White House to attend the State Of The Union address.

02/12/2013

Jordan Alex Dubrow (credit: JAD Fund)

Stories From Main Street: L.I. Couple Turns Loss Into Mission To Save Others

On July 5, Josh and Stacey Dubrow welcomed their first child into the world, but their joy was short-lived.

11/14/2011

The neonatal intensive care unit at New York University Medical Center. (credit:  Mario Tama/Getty Images)

Premature Birth Means Fear, Not Joy In Delivery Room

For Patty Frisbee, giving birth was not the blessed event she had always dreamed of.

04/26/2011