Browsing articles tagged with " preemies"
Nov
25
2014

NICU Gift Bags 2014

Spencer & Santa 2009

So I thought I might just post this for many who are considering doing gift bags for families in the NICU over the holidays.  Spencer was born on Black Friday 2009 and we weren’t released until 64 days later so spent Christmas and New Year’s in the NICU (and yes, that’s Spencer in the picture in the stocking).  We had a few former parents bring us small gift bags by and it meant the world […]

Mar
17
2011

The NEW cost of P17 to prevent premature labor

Howard 1  B&W

 Recently, KV Pharmaceutical of suburban St.Louis won government approval to exclusively sell the drug, known as Makena (Mah-KEE’-Nah). The March of Dimes and many obstetricians supported that because it means quality will be more consistent and it will be easier to get. That being said, the cost will change from $10-20 per shot to $1,500 per shot, costing approximately $30,000 to prevent premature labor.  Oh but don’t you worry, since they’ve made this nearly impossible […]

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