This is a group for moms who have a story to tell about the birth of their premature baby. We will be supportive of each other and discuss everything from your birth story, pre-birth plan, emergency cesareans, bradycardias and the NICU, to where you are now and the milestones that your strong baby or child is conquering!.

Many thanks to Jen Vellano, the original organizer of this group.  She's the mom of a 30-weeker and couldn't find too much support out there, and thought that a Meetup would be helpful.  What a wonderful idea!  Due to Jen's very busy schedule, I've decided to step up to help.

I'm Lorrie, mom to Ryan, a former 28 weeker.   I'm looking forward to scheduling lots of meet ups and getting to know all of you better.  We share a special bond and special journey and only those who've been down this preemie road really know what it's all about.  :-)

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Recent Meetups

  • October 9 · 10:00 AM

    Mom/Kids Meetup

    3 Strong Mamas

    Since the last one never occurred, let's meet again at Stamford Nature Center and enjoy some lovely Falltime weather. I'll bring some coffee, we can walk, talk, and the... Learn more
  • September 28 · 4:30 PM

    Family Meetup - TTMF Wild Family Event

    7 Strong Mamas

    Let's support a wonderful organization, tour the zoo together with our families, catch up with other preemie families and say hello to one of our group members, Leelee... Learn more
  • May 29 · 7:00 PM

    Moms' Night Out!

    5 Strong Mamas | 5.00 5.002

    Let's meet for some great Cuban food, amazing cocktails and beautiful views of the water! Maybe we could snag a table or two outside to watch the sunset! We'll meet at... Learn more
  • April 25 · 10:00 AM

    Moms and Kids Meetup

    4 Strong Mamas | 5.00 5.001

    Let's meet to visit Heckscher Farm and play on Nature's Playground! Bring a picnic lunch, too! Rain date: Friday, May 2. We'll gather in the parking lot before walking... Learn more
  • March 27 · 7:00 PM

    Moms' Night Out!

    3 Strong Mamas | 5.00 5.001

    March madness?  I'm not talking about basketball!  By the end of March, I will be mad with all of this snow and cold weather and anxiously awaiting warmer days! Let's... Learn more
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