Light it up Purple!
Throughout Prematurity Awareness Month, March of Dimes shines a light on the global crisis of prematurity by raising awareness and asking for lifesaving donations.
Brittany Boolos, RN was born prematurely at 27 weeks weighing 2 pounds 7 ounces. She spent several months in a NICU. She is now working in the NICU at the University of Mississippi Medical Center in Jackson. https://www.clarionledger.com/story/life/2015/11/07/preemie-grows-up-nurse-preemies/75166182/
Stacey Hamilton RN was born at 31 weeks. Her mother had placenta previa. Stacey spent 7 weeks in NICU. She now works as a senior staff neonatal nurse at Royal Hospital for Children in Glasgow, Scotland. https://www.babygaga.com/premature-baby-becomes-neonatal-nurse/
Elizabeth Wertz, RN was born at 26 weeks. She spent two months in NICU. Her twin sister passed away at two days old. She worked at Indiana University Health North in the NICU and later became a clinical educator. Elizabeth is in graduate school studying to become a Pediatric Clinical Nurse Specialist (CNS). https://iuhealth.org/thrive/nicu-nurse-was-a-preemie
For more information about prematurity, or to help or make a donation, visit the web site of the March of Dimes. https://www.marchofdimes.org/prematurity-awareness-month.aspx