Kids Pose With Photos of Themselves as Preemies to Give Parents Hope

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Source:   —  April 07, 2016, at 2:21 AM

But a new campaign showing now-big kids holding photos of themselves as teeny-tiny infants is meant to inspire parents to see forward to their family'south life exterior the NICU doors.

Kids Pose With Photos of Themselves as Preemies to Give Parents Hope

When a baby is born prematurely, terrified parents frequently worry for their small one'south life.

But a new campaign showing now-big kids holding photos of themselves as teeny-tiny infants is meant to inspire parents to see forward to their family'south life exterior the NICU doors.

Started by the L'il Aussie Prems Foundation, an organization that provides support the parents of preemies and ill newborns, the #foot4prems project was launched in advance of the organization'south "Wear Green for Preemies Day" on April thirteen. A premature baby is defined as a baby born before thirty-seven weeks' gestation.

Several of the babies -- presently kids -- featured thus distant were born at fewer than thirty weeks' gestation, a fact tough to believe seeing them detached from tubes and out in the world.

More photos can be found on the organization'south Facebook page.

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