Portland, ORGood News Network

Premature Baby Becomes a Prodigy at 3, Joining Mensa After They Run Out of Questions For the Toddler

This story was submitted to GNN by one of our readers. If you have an interesting story of kindness or positivity, be sure and send it to us for review. More than three years ago at a hospital in Portland, Oregon, Lawson Lundberg was born prematurely. After spending several weeks in the neonatal intensive care unit, doctors expected the boy to have significant delays in cognitive development.
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Minnesota StateGrand Forks Herald

Southwestern Minnesota family waits as baby Maci fights to thrive

IOWA CITY, Iowa — Maci Thier's first 15 days of life have been very different than her parents once imagined: inside the walls of a neo-natal intensive care unit, attached to machines and under constant observation. Matt and Dani Thier first felt like something was wrong on Saturday July 10,...
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Morgantown, WVWBOY

WVU Medicine Children’s Hospital receives $1M gift for NICU

MORGANTOWN, W.Va. – A $1 million gift from Justin Thompson and family will support life-saving specialty care for babies in the Neonatal Intensive Care Unit (NICU) at the new WVU Medicine Children’s Hospital. The state-of-the-art Justin Thompson and Family Neonatal ICU will occupy the seventh floor of the new nine-story,...
Swimming & Surfingeternalshirt.com

Sloth Swimming Team We Will Get There When We Get There T-shirt

Orders are expected to arrive within 5 to 10 business days. Rush 3-day service is available on select products. All products are proudly printed in the United States. Threadless is a diverse Sloth Swimming Team We Will Get There When We Get There T-shirt . Global community of artists and those who support them. We share the anger and sorrow created by the systemic racism prevalent in this world. To show our continued solidarity in the fight against racial injustice, we gave Artist Shop owners the option to donate a portion of their proceeds to eight organizations working to eradicate systemic racism. Thank you for supporting Eternalshirt.com. In addition, we committed to matching total donations up to $100,000. After witnessing the rapid success of our initial fundraising campaigns, we were floored by the effort and willingness of the entire Threadless community to rally around important Causes.
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Odessa American

Twins celebrate birthday, 18 years after being born prematurely

On July 31, Aleena and Trinity McCormick will be celebrating their 18th birthday. However, 18 years ago, their lives were in jeopardy after being born prematurely. In the summer of 2003, Leah McCormick, who currently teaches American Sign Language at Montessori Mastery School of Odessa, was expecting to give birth to her twin daughters in the next couple of months.
Greece, NYrochesterfirst.com

‘Getting Jett going:’ Community rallies around Greece infant Jett Pinson

GREECE, N.Y. (WROC) — After going nearly 10 minutes without oxygen, directly after being born, doctors said Jett Pinson would never be able to walk, eat, or even smile. The condition is called Hypoxic Ischemic Encephalopathy, which in short means that not enough oxygen was getting to his brain. When he was in the NICU, he was on life support for a whole week, faced kidney failure, and even had uncotrollable serizures.
Arkansas Stategratefulweb.com

Phish | Arkansas Music Pavilion | 7/28/21

I never needed you like this before... What a return to live music. The atmosphere was electric. The venue, freshly expanded, and the band… they were dead on. This was Phish’s first-time playing Arkansas. Only 4 states remain that have yet to be graced by the greatness. As my first...
Women's HealthIvanhoe

Baby Lucas Survives Exencephaly

HACKENSACK, N.J. (Ivanhoe Newswire)— Exencephaly is a rare birth defect that causes the brain to develop outside the skull, exposing the tissue to amniotic fluid in the womb. The condition has been universally fatal … until now. Neurosurgeons developed a procedure that allowed a newborn identified with the condition during his mom’s pregnancy to survive after birth and continue to thrive.
San Diego, CAencinitasadvocate.com

Miracle Babies Superhero 5K and Family Fair set for Aug. 15

The 13th Annual Miracle Babies Superhero 5K will take place in-person from 7 a.m. - 11a.m. on Sunday, Aug. 15, at NTC Park at Liberty Station in San Diego. All attendees are encouraged to grab their superhero cape and walk, run, fly or jog 3.1 miles to support NICU families along the way.