Family Finds Strength To Go On After Loss Following Premature BirthFor 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.
Mother Of Premature Baby Credits March Of Dimes For His SurvivalAt 26 weeks into her first pregnancy, Stacey Wender had no idea she was about to give birth. But that's what happened. Her son Blake was born weighing just two pounds.
Grandmother Turns Heartbreak Into Advocacy For Premature Babies, Their ParentsWhen a baby is born prematurely, it is incredibly hard on the parents. That's where this New York City grandmother comes in.
Brooklyn Family In March Of Babies To Honor One Son, Remember AnotherRosemary Pineda-Gelb gave birth to twin boys 14 weeks early. Ethan survived. Caleb did not.
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.
Broadway Rocks Times Square For Kids With Special NeedsThere was a special celebration in Times Square today for some children with special needs.
Brooklyn Mom Struggles With Experience Of Premature BirthPremature birth is actually a common experience, but it is often unexplained. Many refer to the experience as birth without joy, WCBS 880's Marla Diamond reported.
Premature Birth Hits Home For Maternal Newborn NurseA woman who spent her life helping others deal with a troubling situation is now helping her own family deal with it, WCBS 880's Marla Diamond reported.
Union Square Clinic Uses Group Technique To Cut Premature BirthsThe program at the Institute for Family Health, called CenteringPregnancy, brings women out of exam rooms and into groups for their care.
Expectant Moms In The Bronx Get Points For Baby Supplies By Attending Classes"It makes it fun because it encourages you to go. You know that you're being rewarded," said Bronx mom Brenda Ouyor, who just graduated from the program.
March Of Dimes Discourages Elective C-Sections Before 39 Weeks The March of Dimes, in its fight to prevent premature births, has tackled elective c-sections where the mother or doctor opt for delivery before 39 weeks.