20 most precious preemie moments
To celebrate World Prematurity Day, here are a few precious moments of those tiny fighters caught on camera.
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Preemies are nothing short of amazing and not to mention precious. But sometimes we forget just how trying their journey has been/is. Being a parent of a preemie must be one of the toughest jobs out there, but somehow you manage to pull through no matter what life throws at you. And for that, we salute you! 

To celebrate all our preemies, we've found the most amazing moments captured of these tiny fighters. Have a look here: 

1. Nothing cuter than a tiny yawn

2. Nothing like a mother's touch

3. Having her own little nest 

4. What doesn't kill you makes you stronger...

5. Tiny heroes indeed 

6. Magic #3

7. Only 6 weeks old and already camera ready

8. 'I am so thankful for modern medicine'

Today is #worldprematurityday. I am so thankful for all the knowledge of modern medicine and for all the doctors to help save all these little ones. There is a lot of different reasons for premature babies to come into the world. Mine specifically was due to preeclampsia. I was so swollen and blood pressure through the roof. 3days into being in the hospital Logan decided he needed to get out so we went through an emergency c section and we both survived at 30weeks and 3days. I am truly thankful for all the doctors and nurses and praising God for a wonderful baby. I hope we can bring awareness for #prematurebaby so we can help give more knowledge to medicine. My son is now thriving and so blessed to have him. #preemie #preemiesupportandawareness #prematureawareness

A photo posted by Emily Garcia (@miniemi787) on

9. Already thinking about what he's going to do next

10. #PreemiePrince

11. Being the parent of a preemie can be tough

12. It's all worth it in the end ...

How? How can it already be a year since he had his little cpap? How can it be a year since he was smaller than a rugby ball? How did he do it? How come we're so lucky he was able to overcome when others weren't? I love this little bug and we're so happy he's in our home. I won't lie, I've questioned why would we uproot our lives to bring another baby into this world when we had it so good before? We have had a lot of ups and downs but with him in our lives now, it is so good. I don't have all the time I had before but seeing him grow has really made it worth it. . . . #micropreemie #momsofmiracles #nicubaby #nicugrad #iugr #babiesofinstagram #preemiesofinstagram #babylove #babies #miraclebaby #beautifulbabies #kidsofinstagram #babygram #preemiestrong #preemie #nicu #nicumom #preemiemom #prematureawareness #prematureawarenessmonth #prematurebaby #malakaifekitoa #fekitoa #fekitoafamily

A photo posted by Lindsay Fekitoa | seeLINDSAY (@seelindsayblog) on

13. A teeny rockstar

14. Hold on and don't let go

15. Just chilling with my best friend

16. A little miracle

17. Hello world!

My #baby #bug #hello #eyes

A photo posted by Mrs. Eberhart (@lindsay_eberhart) on

18. Partners for life 

19. 'No matter what obstacles we face, it'll only make us stronger'

20. Snuggle Bug

Our little snuggle bug is back to her feisty self! All of her labs continue to look good, normal poop, her feedings have been increased to 18ml and her fortifier was reintroduced today. They think they will wean her off her cpap in the days to come and transition to the cannula--basically she's doing a great job breathing ;) This morning she had a massive diaper blowout for her nurse and then while we were giving her a bath this afternoon, she thought it'd be sweet to poop in her bath water! ?? We love watching her personality grow--she's already got so many faces and gives the stink eye on a regular basis. The hardest part of this all is leaving my baby girl each night, but we're so thankful she's in great hands and that your prayers surround her always! #godisgood #nicubaby #mynicustory #preemie #penelopejean1027 #feistypj #love

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