There are roughly 15 million premature births of varying degrees worldwide every year. Each and every one of them are precious and loved and have gone through a tremendous battle alongside their loving parents. Here are a few real and honest stories from some of them.

Ravyn

From, Meghan

Born: 24 Weeks

NICU: 20 Weeks

Ravyn’s Story

Merissa’s Boy

From, Merissa Wise

Born: 24 Weeks

NICU: 21 Weeks

Merissa’s Story

Angel, Lexxi & Nyla

From, Amy Marie Earl

Born: 24 Weeks

NICU: 12 Weeks

Their Story

Anonymous

From, Anonymous

Born: 26 Weeks

NICU: 16 Weeks

Their Story

Skyla

From, Leah Risbridger

Born: 27 Weeks

NICU: 14 Weeks

Skyla’s Story

Oliver

From, Stephanie White

Born: 29+1 Weeks

NICU: 10 Weeks

Oliver’s Story

Jaxon

From, Steph

Born: 30 Weeks

NICU: 6 Weeks

Jaxon’s Story

Miracle

From, Jasmine

Born: 35 Weeks

NICU: /

Miracle’s Story
Please note: All of these stories are published with the expressed permission of the parents involved.