Category Archive: Prematurity

Feb 13 2017

Octo Project – Crochet Octopus for Preemies in NJ

A few days ago, a dear friend and a crochet student of mine had sent me this article, The Incredible Way a Crochet Octopus is Changing the Lives of Preemies. The Octo Project originated in Denmark and over 21 thousand octopi have been delivered to preemies since 2013 world-wide. The secret of these crochet octopuses are …

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Nov 17 2011

World Prematurity Day

November 17 is World Prematurity Day. Every year, an estimated 13 million babies are born too soon and too small. More than a million of these tiny babies do not survive. As you know prematurity is very close to my heart.  My godson, Jeremiah was born a sleeping angel at 21 weeks.  Today I have the …

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