Get Cozy & Thrive Holiday Care Packages for NICU Families

This holiday season, Love for Lily delivered hand-made bags filled with goodies for NICU families. Our theme was “Get Cozy and Thrive” and we hoped to deliver gifts for moms that would keep them warm and supported during an often cold and isolated time. We started by collecting newly bought items from our community: fuzzy…

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Get Cozy & Thrive Holiday Drive

Can you believe that it is already time for snow & pumpkin spice lattes and of course here at Love for Lily we are looking forward to jingle bells and Santa! This year we are bringing a little warmth to the NICU over the holiday season and we would love your help.  Today through November…

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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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A Baby Shower to Remember

8 women from 4 different states with 9 babies between them and more acronyms than I can begin to write for the conditions they were facing with their littles and more than 8 weeks under their belts of NICU time. This was no ordinary baby shower. This was a baby shower born out of the…

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Endlessly Grateful

Sometimes in this world we see magic happen right before our eyes. It gives me butterflies and my soul begins to glow a little when I think about last night. 200 people came together and said we see you, we see the darkness that we didn’t even know was in the world until now, we…

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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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Theresa’s Journey

We believe that part of Camden’s grace and love for his brother allowed Finn to be born at a time and with enough fight to come home 4 months later. We carry him in our hearts every single day. Finn and Camden were a long time in the making. After years of trying, work with…

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Mia’s Journey

My husband and I surrounded him in as much love and light as we possibly could during his passing. Long before I was pregnant I intended to have a home birth. I chose to work with a very experienced midwife, and after measuring big at two of my appointments with her, she suggested I schedule…

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Sarah’s Journey

Taking long hikes kept me calm because about all I could do was put one foot in front of the other. I have a chronic medical condition called autosomal dominant hypocalcemia which means that my body has trouble regulating electrolytes specifically calcium, potassium, magnesium, and phosphorous. To manage this condition, I take many, many pills,…

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