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In honor of Prematurity Awareness Month, we’re sharing our top posts on parenting preemies. Co-founder Jessica Butler is mom to seven-year-old Levon, who was born 10 weeks premature, weighing just 2 pounds, 7 oz. He spent 28 days in the NICU and came home from the hospital weighing less than four pounds. We are passionate about building a community for preemie parents and invite you to share your journey with us. Post your preemie story with the hashtag #raiseapreemie to be featured on our feed.
Anna Faris and Raise founder Jessica Butler talk preemies, co-parenting, and of course, mom guilt.
Our interview with Anna Farris.
Our Favorite Diapers For Preemies
The brand we swear by.
The Worst Question You Can Ask NICU Parents
Raise co-founder and preemie mom Jessica Butler shares her advice on how best to offer support to NICU parents.
Our Favorite Products For Preemies With Sensitive Skin
Shop our skincare recommendations.
My Preemie Is Now Four And Still A Picky Eater
It’s a role no one wants to play – the Mother Of The Picky Eater. The nagging character who is hated from the beginning of the story, despite being right.
Life After The NICU
When we received the news we were being discharged, instead of joy, I felt anxiety and fear.
Our Favorite Bottles For Preemies
Our go-to bottles for the tiniest babies.
This Is My Biggest Regret As A NICU Parent
It’s not what I did. It’s what I didn’t do.
Jessica Butler is the co-founder of Raise, stepmother of two, and adoptive mother of one. Prior to Raise, she was a writer on USA’s "In Plain Sight" and TNT’s "The Last Ship." She and her husband, writer/producer Warren Bell, co-created the Nick at Nite series "Instant Mom," based on her life as a stepmother. She lives in Los Angeles with her husband and six-year-old son, Levon.