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Our Support Network Turns One!

Today Canadian Premature Babies Foundation is celebrating the birthday of its own little baby, so to speak. On November 28, 2014, we launched a national support network called Canadian Preemie Parent Support Network. The support network was carefully planned and executed with a small group of experienced parents with prematurely born children leading the way. We felt… Continue reading Our Support Network Turns One!

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Preemie Perseveres: Becomes World Class Athlete

This guest post comes to us from Kimberley McRae, a world class athlete, an Olympian luger …. and a preemie! Thank you so much for sharing your amazing story and inspiring preemie families everywhere.   Being born 13 weeks early,  2 pounds and 1 ounce and dropping down to 1 pound 7 ounces, I was… Continue reading Preemie Perseveres: Becomes World Class Athlete

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World Prematurity Day 2015: It takes a village

Very soon it will be November 17, also known as World Prematurity Day, and also known as the day when the world turns purple to honour preemies, their families, and the wonderful people who care for them. We at the Canadian Premature Babies Foundation are big fans (obviously!) of World Prematurity Day, and we are… Continue reading World Prematurity Day 2015: It takes a village