The Heroic Micropreemie and the Tale of Donut Day

In all of my wildest worries about pregnancy and childbirth, prematurity never occurred to me. But, after my daughter was born three months early and just a pound and a half, I was faced with a micropreemie, a months long NICU stay, thousands of miles of driving, hundreds of hours of pumping, and the scariest…

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Mother’s Day Special Delivery

Mother’s Day is such a special day for mamas, it holds so much beauty and love – it can also be a very challenging day if your baby is in the NICU. This Mother’s Day, we wanted to give a gift that is extra special. A gift that has no value. A gift that cannot…

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Story From A 31 Weeker and His Mama

“the ‘rollercoaster of the NICU’ finally made sense to me.” It’s difficult to put into words something that has been so foundational to my journey as not only a mother, but a mother of a premature baby. When my son was born at 31 weeks, my husband and I had a pretty positive outlook at…

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And then we were home…

Growing, growing, growing. Our hearts are so full of love as we stand in awe of these incredible babies. We are humbled by your strength, encouraged by your tenacity, and driven by a desire to give you all the love your hearts can hold. Each week we come together in community and talk about the…

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Fightin’ Finn, the preemie who lived for his twin

Love for Lily has been honored to support this amazing family, these brothers will forever live in our hearts.  This beautiful story give pause to all the is possible and the reality of what life in the NICU looks like.  Michael and Theresa, we are so grateful that you shared your story and the raw…

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How It All Began

Love for Lily began 5 years ago, on Mother’s Day 2012 just 6 months after we said goodbye to our daughter, Lily.  Lily was born too early, on the fine line between life and death outside the womb, at jut 24 weeks gestation.  She taught us more about love in her short life than we ever…

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