NICU Families Sharing Hope

NICU Families Strong | This is Reese: I want to be a Pediatrician when I grow up

“The Hope Parade united NICU families from across Florida. The story below written by NICU mom and volunteer Valerie Hernandez is a beautiful testament to the power of community.” When … Read More

The Rise of Phoenix

ICU baby | Rise of Phoenix | Parent and child at HOPE Parade

by Celia Lisset Alvarez ICU baby Parent Supporter Nicole was married at 17 and divorced at 23. At that time, she was ready to be independent and have fun. A … Read More

A NICU Journey of Love and Loss

Alvarez babies | ICU baby

by Celia Lisset Alvarez ICU baby Bereavement Supporter “I’m in labor,” I said to my husband. He had practically just gone home. It was near midnight. I was crying as … Read More

Meet the Ashworth Family

A Miracle Baby

“Miracle baby” is a term used often in the NICU by parents who watch their baby battle for life, conquer all odds, and survive. For Gabby Ashworth, “Miracle Baby” means … Read More

Meet the King Family

King Family baby

When Karneisha, a young mother from Cutler Bay, tested positive for coronavirus she was caught completely off guard. She was pregnant with her second child and had no apparent COVID-19 … Read More

Meet the Gaston Family

Gaston baby

Clara and her husband, Harry, were delighted to learn of Clara’s pregnancy with her first baby. She had a peaceful first trimester, until twenty weeks into her pregnancy when the … Read More

Meet the Rivascano Family

Rivascano baby

Twenty-six weeks into your pregnancy is not a time that you would expect your baby to be born. Yet, this is when Ashley found herself delivering her first baby, Eliana, … Read More

Meet the Henry Family

Trecha baby

Trecha Henry had a perfect pregnancy and couldn’t wait for the birth of her first baby. At 40 weeks pregnant, she delivered her baby boy Keegan in a hospital near … Read More

Meet the Vilela Family

Vilela baby

The NICU is not a place many parents expect to be with their newborn baby. This is especially true when your first two children are full term and born without … Read More