NICU

Once fragile babies born far too soon, the Glozier triplets are now thriving young adults thanks to the Regional One Health NICU

Every day is a chance to get better. This phrase sits on 18-year-old Abbie Glozier’s Facebook timeline, but it has much deeper meaning to her and her family than a simple social media post. Nearly two decades ago, Regional One Health’s NICU team welcomed first-born Abbie into the world. She weighed just a [...]

2019-03-06T10:45:14-06:00February 13th, 2019|

NICU Stories: Dr. Dhanireddy safeguards the future one life at a time

One might say that random circumstances and unexpected doors opening led Dr. Dhanireddy to both a life in medicine and to the specialty of neonatology.  However, Dr. Dhanireddy believes a greater force led him to be right where he needed to be to find his passion for saving babies.  Ramasubbareddy Dhanireddy, M.D., oversees one [...]

2018-10-10T08:14:53-06:00September 20th, 2018|

Neonatal Intensive Care Awareness Month

September is Neonatal Intensive Care Awareness Month This is a time to honor babies, families, caregivers and anyone else who may experience life in the NICU. Please consider raising awareness and funds this month during NICU awareness month by participating in our fundraiser Support the NICU and Earn Prizes Top fundraising individuals [...]

2018-12-28T15:06:37-06:00September 1st, 2018|

Sarah’s 2010 Miracle Eight Years Later

Spring break seemed like a good time for a Caribbean cruise. Sarah Davies is an elementary school teacher in Blytheville, Arkansas, so the academic calendar plays a role in any vacation planning. At 26 weeks pregnant, she was just under the cruise travel cutoff for pregnant women. Her physician gave her the OK to [...]

2018-12-28T15:06:11-06:00September 1st, 2018|

NICU Stories: Sarah’s 2010 Miracle Eight Years Later

Spring break seemed like a good time for a Caribbean cruise. Sarah Davies is an elementary school teacher in Blytheville, Arkansas, so the academic calendar plays a role in any vacation planning. At 26 weeks pregnant, she was just under the cruise travel cutoff for pregnant women. Her physician gave her the OK to [...]

2018-10-10T08:18:46-06:00August 22nd, 2018|

NICU Stories: Stephanie’s 1983 Christmas Eve Homecoming

Stephanie, due on Dec. 24, came a few months early on Sept. 29. Today Stephanie Lemley is an assistant professor in the Mississippi State University College of Education, mom of a baby boy, and enjoying a happy life with her husband in Starkville. But in the fall of 1983, Stephanie was a [...]

2018-10-10T08:14:55-06:00July 24th, 2018|

Newborn Center celebrates 50 years of care with NICU Moments

We celebrate every baby’s life saved, and over the past 50 years there has been much celebration at the Sheldon B. Korones Newborn Center. Since its founding in 1968, the Newborn Center has treated more than 45,000 premature babies. The dedicated nurses, physicians and other health care providers who have staffed the Newborn Center [...]

2018-10-10T08:18:56-06:00February 5th, 2018|

A Story of Survival

Kelly, Louis and Gary Parrish He wasn’t supposed to survive. Nearly as soon as Kelly Parrish discovered she was pregnant she faced the near certainty she wouldn’t bring her baby home. The pregnancy was a shock. Kelly – the mother of two boys – had recently suffered a miscarriage at 24 weeks [...]

2019-02-07T08:58:22-06:00November 11th, 2017|
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