Five years after becoming one of the first patients in a new small baby unit, a Michigan kiddo is thriving.
Lexanne Sherrell lost her twin sister in utero. Soon thereafter, the 1-pound-5-ounce preemie forged her own path to graduate from the NICU.
Nalleli was a preemie, nurtured by her parents in their small Mexican town. Years later, she gave birth to a premature boy, who had all the luxuries of modern-day technology.
Born at 22 weeks and four days gestation, little Noah is the youngest born survivor to graduate from the NICU.
They wanted their preemie son at their wedding, so they wed in the chapel of the children's hospital where he has spent his first six months of life.
Born premature, tiny and with a serious heart defect, Elliot Dykstra overcame tough odds.
Like many fathers of preemies, Josh Thurman helps his daughter grow with the power of touch.
Eight-month-old Travarius finally goes home—with a ventilator and determination to tackle whatever comes next.
Exactly 117 days after Baby Alexia's premature delivery, her family and care team celebrates. She made it. They made it.
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